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.
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Government of Greene County, TN
|Total Square Miles:||624|
|County Contact:|| 101 S Main St
Greeneville , TN 37743-5973
Greene County, TN Courts
Greene County TN CourtHouse
Address: 101 South Main Street Suite 302, Greeneville, TN 37743