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Juvenile Delinquency in Fayette, AL

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Fayette 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 30 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Fayette County. Of that total, 70% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 21 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.

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

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Government of Fayette County, AL

County Seat: Fayette
Government Type: County
Authority: Dillon's Rule
Year Organized: 1824
Total Square Miles: 629
2019 Population: 16,468
Persons/Square Mile: 0.04
County Contact: 103 1St Ave Nw
Courthouse Annex
Fayette , AL 35555-2684