Juvenile Delinquency in Hawkins, TN
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Hawkins 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 891 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Hawkins County. Of that total, 28% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 248 court cases. Another 33% were dependency cases that accounted for 298 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Hawkins County, are focusing on family counseling and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Hawkins County juvenile delinquency tallies will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Hawkins County, TN
|Total Square Miles:||500|
|County Contact:|| 150 E Washington St
Rogersville , TN 37857-3365
Hawkins County, TN Courts
Hawkins County TN CourtHouse
Address: 115 Justice Center Dr. Ste 1237, Rogersville, TN 37857