Juvenile Delinquency in Grundy, TN
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Grundy 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 153 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Grundy County. Of that total, 42% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 65 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Grundy County, are focusing on family counseling and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Grundy County juvenile delinquency tallies will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Grundy County, TN
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|County Contact:|| PO BOX 177
68 Cumberland Street
Altamont , TN 37301-0177
Grundy County, TN Courts
Grundy County TN CourtHouse
Address: Hwy. 56, Courthouse, Square, Altamont, TN 37301