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Juvenile Delinquency in Wilson, TN

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Wilson 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 1163 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Wilson County. Of that total, 54% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 624 court cases. Another 19% were dependency cases that accounted for 217 of the juvenile cases.

A lot of counties, including, Wilson County, are focusing on family health and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Wilson County juvenile delinquency statistics will show whether or not this approach is working.

Juvenile Cases Number of cases
Delinquency16,500
Dependency2,467
Status5,236

Government of Wilson County, TN

County Seat: Lebanon
Government Type: County
Authority: Dillon's Rule
Year Organized: 1799
Total Square Miles: 583
2019 Population: 136,442
Persons/Square Mile: 0.00
County Contact: 228 E Main St
County Courthouse
Lebanon , TN 37087-2888
https://www.wilsoncountytn.com/