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Juvenile Delinquency in Hale, AL

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Hale 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 71 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Hale County. Of that total, 55% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 39 court cases. Another 24% were dependency cases that accounted for 17 of the juvenile cases.

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

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Government of Hale County, AL

County Seat: Greensboro
Government Type: County
Authority: Dillon's Rule
Year Organized: 1867
Total Square Miles: 657
2019 Population: 14,812
Persons/Square Mile: 0.04
County Contact: 1001 Main ST
County Courthouse
Greensboro , AL 36744-1572

Hale County, AL Courts