Juvenile Delinquency in Stewart, TN
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Stewart 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 92 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Stewart County. Of that total, 60% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 55 court cases. Another 21% were dependency cases that accounted for 19 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Stewart County, are focusing on family therapy and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Stewart County juvenile delinquency numbers will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Stewart County, TN
|Total Square Miles:||493|
|County Contact:|| PO BOX 487
Dover , TN 37058-0487