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Juvenile Delinquency in Geneva, AL

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Geneva 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 188 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Geneva County. Of that total, 26% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 48 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.

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

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Government of Geneva County, AL

County Seat: Geneva
Government Type: County
Authority: Dillon's Rule
Year Organized: 1868
Total Square Miles: 579
2019 Population: 26,421
Persons/Square Mile: 0.02
County Contact: PO BOX 430
County Courthouse
Geneva , AL 36340-0430

Geneva County, AL Courts