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Juvenile Delinquency in Greene, TN

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Greene County, juvenile delinquency issues are on the rise. There are many reasons for the rise in youth offenders. The juvenile sentence in Tennessee often depends on the severity of the crime, the number of crimes, and other family matters.

In 2016, a total of 446 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Greene County. Of that total, 55% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 244 court cases. Another 12% were dependency cases that accounted for 53 of the juvenile cases.

A lot of counties, including, Greene County, are focusing on family therapy and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Greene County juvenile delinquency numbers will show whether or not this approach is working.

Juvenile Cases Number of cases
Delinquency7,896
Dependency1,043
Status3,061

Government of Greene County, TN

County Seat: Greeneville
Government Type: County
Authority: Dillon's Rule
Year Organized: 1783
Total Square Miles: 624
2019 Population: 68,808
Persons/Square Mile: 0.01
County Contact: 101 S Main St
County Courthouse
Greeneville , TN 37743-5973
https://www.greenecountytngov.com/

Greene County, TN Courts