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Juvenile Delinquency in Covington, AL

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Covington 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 230 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Covington County. Of that total, 24% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 55 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.

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

Juvenile Cases Number of cases
Delinquency2,851
Dependency0
Status3,783

Government of Covington County, AL

County Seat: Andalusia
Government Type: County
Authority: Dillon's Rule
Year Organized: 1821
Total Square Miles: 1,044
2019 Population: 37,092
Persons/Square Mile: 0.03
County Contact: PO BOX 188
County Courthouse
Andalusia , AL 36420-1203
http://www.covcounty.com/

Covington County, AL Courts