Juvenile Delinquency in Madison, AL
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Madison 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 1276 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Madison County. Of that total, 66% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 839 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Madison County, are focusing on family health and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Madison County juvenile delinquency statistics will show whether or not this approach is working.
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