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Juvenile Delinquency in Barbour, AL

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

In 2017, a total of 46 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Barbour County. Of that total, 78% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 36 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.

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

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Government of Barbour County, AL

County Seat: Clayton
Government Type: County
Authority: Dillon's Rule
Year Organized: 1832
Total Square Miles: 905
2019 Population: 25,270
Persons/Square Mile: 0.04

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