Juvenile Delinquency in Humphreys, TN
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Humphreys 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 132 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Humphreys County. Of that total, 55% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 73 court cases. Another 19% were dependency cases that accounted for 25 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Humphreys County, are focusing on family counseling and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Humphreys County juvenile delinquency tallies will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Humphreys County, TN
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Humphreys County, TN Courts
Humphreys County TN CourtHouse
Address: 100 North Court Square, Waverly, TN 37185
Phone: (931) 296-2461