Juvenile Delinquency in Elmore, AL
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Elmore 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 208 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Elmore County. Of that total, 79% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 165 court cases. Another 3% were dependency cases that accounted for 6 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Elmore County, are focusing on family counseling and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Elmore County juvenile delinquency tallies will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Elmore County, AL
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Elmore County, AL Courts
Elmore County - Nineteenth Circuit Court of Alabama
Address: 8935 U.S. Highway 231 N., Wetumpka, AL 36092
Elmore County Probate Court
Address: 100 E. Commerce Street, Wetumpka, AL 36092