Juvenile Delinquency in Marshall, TN
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Marshall 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 447 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Marshall County. Of that total, 47% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 209 court cases. Another 23% were dependency cases that accounted for 103 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Marshall County, are focusing on family therapy and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Marshall County juvenile delinquency numbers will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Marshall County, TN
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Marshall County, TN Courts
Marshall County TN CourtHouse
Address: 302 Marshall County Courthouse, Lewisburg, TN 37091