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Juvenile Delinquency in Baldwin, AL

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Baldwin County, juvenile delinquency offenses are on the rise. There are many reasons for the inflation in youth offenders. The juvenile sentence in Alabama often depends on the severity of the crime, the number of charges, and other family matters.

In 2017, a total of 910 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Baldwin County. Of that total, 63% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 571 court cases. Another 18% were dependency cases that accounted for 165 of the juvenile cases.

A lot of counties, including, Baldwin County, are focusing on family counseling and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Baldwin County juvenile delinquency tallies will show whether or not this approach is working.

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Government of Baldwin County, AL

County Seat: Bay Minette
Government Type: County
Authority: Dillon's Rule
Year Organized: 1809
Total Square Miles: 2,027
2019 Population: 212,628
Persons/Square Mile: 0.01
County Contact: 322 Courthouse Sq
County Administration Building
Bay Minette , AL 36507-4809

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