Juvenile Delinquency in Obion, TN
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Obion 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 94 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Obion County. Of that total, 52% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 49 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Obion County, are focusing on family therapy and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Obion County juvenile delinquency numbers will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Obion County, TN
|County Seat:||Union City|
|Total Square Miles:||556|
Obion County, TN Courts
Obion County TN CourtHouse
Address: 7 Bill Burnett Circle, Union City, TN 38261