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Juvenile Delinquency in Henry, AL

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Henry 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 40 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Henry County. Of that total, 83% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 33 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.

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

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Government of Henry County, AL

County Seat: Abbeville
Government Type: County
Authority: Dillon's Rule
Year Organized: 1819
Total Square Miles: 568
2019 Population: 17,147
Persons/Square Mile: 0.03
County Contact: 101 Court Sq
County Courthouse
Abbeville , AL 36310-2136

Henry County, AL Courts