Violence not prime in jailing of youths in Arkansas; report also notes 1 region tops rest in state

Posted: September 13, 2017 at 4:30 a.m.

Sen. Stephanie Flowers, D-Pine Bluff, is shown in this 2014 file photo.

Sen. Stephanie Flowers, D-Pine Bluff, is shown in this 2014 file photo.

Most Arkansas youths thrown in juvenile jail last year were nonviolent offenders, a newly released state report shows.



Betty Guhman, director of the Youth Services Division, is shown in this file photo.

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