Juvenile Delinquency in Coffee, AL
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Coffee 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 559 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Coffee County. Of that total, 26% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 143 court cases. Another 8% were dependency cases that accounted for 44 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Coffee County, are focusing on family therapy and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Coffee County juvenile delinquency numbers will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Coffee County, AL
|Total Square Miles:||680|
|County Contact:|| 2 County Complex
New Brockton , AL 36351-9791
Coffee County, AL Courts
Probate Court of Coffee County
Address: 230-P North Court Street, Elba, AL 36323