Juvenile Delinquency in Calhoun, AL
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Calhoun 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 841 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Calhoun County. Of that total, 52% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 436 court cases. Another 39% were dependency cases that accounted for 331 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Calhoun County, are focusing on family counseling and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Calhoun County juvenile delinquency tallies will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Calhoun County, AL
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|County Contact:|| 1702 Noble St
County Administrative Building
Anniston , AL 36201-3826