Video: Teen Incarcerations Drop in Mississippi

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UNDATED, Miss. (WCBI)-Youth incarceration rates in Mississippi have plummeted.

According to a new report from the Annie E. Casey Foundation, in the last 12 years the rate of youth confinement in the state of Mississippi has dropped by 50 percent.

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The numbers of juvenile offenders confined in correctional facilities across the United States has dropped dramatically in the last 12 years as well.