Juvenile Delinquency in Cullman, AL
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Cullman 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 837 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Cullman County. Of that total, 14% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 114 court cases. Another 3% were dependency cases that accounted for 27 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Cullman County, are focusing on family therapy and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Cullman County juvenile delinquency numbers will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Cullman County, AL
|Total Square Miles:||755|
|County Contact:|| 325 2Nd St Se Fl 2
Cullman , AL 35055-3509