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Juvenile Delinquency in Chilton, AL

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Chilton 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 73 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Chilton County. Of that total, 100% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 73 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.

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

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Government of Chilton County, AL

County Seat: Clanton
Government Type: County
Authority: Dillon's Rule
Year Organized: 1868
Total Square Miles: 701
2019 Population: 44,067
Persons/Square Mile: 0.02

Chilton County, AL Courts