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Juvenile Delinquency in Lauderdale, AL

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Lauderdale 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 767 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Lauderdale County. Of that total, 21% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 163 court cases. Another 53% were dependency cases that accounted for 407 of the juvenile cases.

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

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Government of Lauderdale County, AL

County Seat: Florence
Government Type: County
Authority: Dillon's Rule
Year Organized: 1818
Total Square Miles: 721
2019 Population: 92,538
Persons/Square Mile: 0.01
County Contact: PO BOX 1059
County Courthouse
Florence , AL 35631-1059

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