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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.

Juvenile Cases Number of cases
Delinquency1,671
Dependency0
Status1,730

Government of Fentress County, TN

County Seat: Jamestown
Government Type: County
Authority: Dillon's Rule
Year Organized: 1823
Total Square Miles: 499
2019 Population: 18,136
Persons/Square Mile: 0.03

Fentress County, TN Courts