Juvenile Delinquency in Rutherford, TN
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Rutherford 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 1348 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Rutherford County. Of that total, 81% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 1091 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Rutherford County, are focusing on family therapy and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Rutherford County juvenile delinquency numbers will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Rutherford County, TN
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Rutherford County, TN Courts
Rutherford County TN CourtHouse
Address: Room 201, Judicial Building 20 Public Square North, Murfreesboro, TN 37130