Juvenile crime charges on the rise, officials working to find solutions

By , Daily Memphian Updated: September 09, 2019 2:53 PM CT | Published: September 09, 2019 4:00 AM CT

The number of charges for violent juvenile crime has increased 64.2% for the first six months of the year, according to Juvenile Court. Officials and youth advocates are seeking solutions. 


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Yolanda Jones

Yolanda Jones

Yolanda Jones covers criminal justice issues and general assignment news for The Daily Memphian. She previously was a reporter at The Commercial Appeal.

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