Juvenile Delinquency in Fentress, TN
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Fentress County, juvenile delinquency offenses are on the rise. There are many reasons for the inflation in youth offenders. The juvenile sentence in Tennessee often depends on the severity of the crime, the number of charges, and other family matters.
In 2016, a total of 174 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Fentress County. Of that total, 41% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 72 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Fentress County, are focusing on family counseling and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Fentress County juvenile delinquency tallies will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Fentress County, TN
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Fentress County, TN Courts
Fentress County TN CourtHouse
Address: 140 Justice Center Dr, Suite 126, Jamestown, TN 38556