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Juvenile Delinquency in Marshall, AL

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Marshall 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 822 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Marshall County. Of that total, 23% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 186 court cases. Another 40% were dependency cases that accounted for 331 of the juvenile cases.

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

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Government of Marshall County, AL

County Seat: Guntersville
Government Type: County
Authority: Dillon's Rule
Year Organized: 1836
Total Square Miles: 623
2019 Population: 95,548
Persons/Square Mile: 0.01
County Contact: 424 Blount Ave Ste.305
Guntersville Court House
Guntersville , AL 35976-1102

Marshall County, AL Courts