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Juvenile Delinquency in Montgomery, AL

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Montgomery 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 1063 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Montgomery County. Of that total, 61% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 651 court cases. Another 16% were dependency cases that accounted for 166 of the juvenile cases.

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

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Government of Montgomery County, AL

County Seat: Montgomery
Government Type: County
Authority: Dillon's Rule
Year Organized: 1816
Total Square Miles: 800
2019 Population: 226,646
Persons/Square Mile: 0.00
County Contact: PO BOX 1667
County Administration Building
Montgomery , AL 36102-1667

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