Juvenile Delinquency in Pickett, TN
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Pickett 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 20 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Pickett County. Of that total, 55% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 11 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Pickett County, are focusing on family therapy and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Pickett County juvenile delinquency numbers will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Pickett County, TN
|Total Square Miles:||174|
|County Contact:|| 1 Courthouse Square, Suite 200
Byrdstown , TN 38549-2283