Juvenile Delinquency in Autauga, AL
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Autauga County, juvenile delinquency issues are on the rise. There are many reasons for the rise in youth offenders. The juvenile sentence in Alabama often depends on the severity of the crime, the number of crimes, and other family matters.
In 2017, a total of 126 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Autauga County. Of that total, 54% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 68 court cases. Another 26% were dependency cases that accounted for 33 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Autauga County, are focusing on family therapy and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Autauga County juvenile delinquency numbers will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Autauga County, AL
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Autauga County, AL Courts
Autauga County - Nineteenth Circuit Court of Alabama
Address: 134 North Court Street, Prattville, AL 36067
Autauga County Probate Court
Address: 176 W 5th Street, Prattville, AL 36067