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Juvenile Delinquency in Franklin, AL

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Franklin County, juvenile delinquency crimes are on the rise. There are many reasons for the increase in youth offenders. The juvenile sentence in Alabama often depends on the severity of the crime, the number of offenses, and other family matters.

In 2017, a total of 89 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Franklin County. Of that total, 69% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 61 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.

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

Juvenile Cases Number of cases
Delinquency2,398
Dependency66
Status1,223

Government of Franklin County, AL

County Seat: Russellville
Government Type: County
Authority: Dillon's Rule
Year Organized: 1818
Total Square Miles: 647
2019 Population: 31,495
Persons/Square Mile: 0.02