Juvenile Delinquency in Russell, AL
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Russell 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 173 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Russell County. Of that total, 80% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 139 court cases. Another 9% were dependency cases that accounted for 15 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Russell County, are focusing on family health and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Russell County juvenile delinquency statistics will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Russell County, AL
|County Seat:||Phenix City|
|Total Square Miles:||647|
|County Contact:|| 1000 Broad St
Phenix City , AL 36867-5920
Russell County, AL Courts
Russell County Probate Court
Address: 1000 Broad Street, Phenix City, AL 36867