The latest census by the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention offers insight into the number of kids nationwide and in the south who are on probation for various crimes. The number of kids in the southern states make up more than a fourth of the crimes. The southern states include: Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, West Virginia as well as the District of Columbia.
Amie Flanagan is a writer and reporter with the Juvenile Justice Information Exchange. Amie is currently pursuing her degree in Communication with a strong focus of Journalism and Mass Media Studies at Kennesaw State University. She has a strong interest in news, radio, and film production and editing. She is also writing a book. View all posts by Amie Flanagan