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Juvenile Delinquency in Colbert, AL

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Colbert 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 369 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Colbert County. Of that total, 31% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 113 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.

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

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Government of Colbert County, AL

County Seat: Tuscumbia
Government Type: County
Authority: Dillon's Rule
Year Organized: 1867
Total Square Miles: 622
2019 Population: 54,500
Persons/Square Mile: 0.01
County Contact: 201 N Main St
County Courthouse
Tuscumbia , AL 35674-2042

Colbert County, AL Courts