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Juvenile Delinquency in Clarke, AL

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Clarke 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 69 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Clarke County. Of that total, 78% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 54 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.

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

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Government of Clarke County, AL

County Seat: Grove Hill
Government Type: County
Authority: Dillon's Rule
Year Organized: 1812
Total Square Miles: 1,253
2019 Population: 24,083
Persons/Square Mile: 0.05
County Contact: 114 Court Street
County Courthouse
Grove Hill , AL 36451-3294

Clarke County, AL Courts