Juvenile Delinquency in Cleburne, AL
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Cleburne 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 30 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Cleburne County. Of that total, 63% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 19 court cases. Another 37% were dependency cases that accounted for 11 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Cleburne County, are focusing on family health and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Cleburne County juvenile delinquency statistics will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Cleburne County, AL
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