Juvenile Delinquency in Unicoi, TN
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Unicoi County, juvenile delinquency crimes are on the rise. There are many reasons for the increase in youth offenders. The juvenile sentence in Tennessee often depends on the severity of the crime, the number of offenses, and other family matters.
In 2016, a total of 176 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Unicoi County. Of that total, 43% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 75 court cases. Another 25% were dependency cases that accounted for 44 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Unicoi County, are focusing on family health and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Unicoi County juvenile delinquency statistics will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Unicoi County, TN
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|County Contact:|| PO BOX 169
Erwin , TN 37650-0169
Unicoi County, TN Courts
Unicoi County TN CourtHouse
Address: P.O. Box 2000, Erwin, TN 37650