Juvenile Delinquency in Grainger, TN
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Grainger County, juvenile delinquency crimes are on the rise. There are many reasons for the increase in youth offenders. The juvenile sentence in Tennessee often depends on the severity of the crime, the number of offenses, and other family matters.
In 2016, a total of 137 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Grainger County. Of that total, 20% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 28 court cases. Another 50% were dependency cases that accounted for 69 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Grainger County, are focusing on family health and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Grainger County juvenile delinquency statistics will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Grainger County, TN
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|County Contact:|| PO BOX 126
Rutledge , TN 37861-0126
Grainger County, TN Courts
Grainger County TN CourtHouse
Address: 8095 Rutledge Pike, Suite 103, Rutledge, TN 37861