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Juvenile Delinquency in Tuscaloosa, AL

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Tuscaloosa County, juvenile delinquency offenses are on the rise. There are many reasons for the inflation in youth offenders. The juvenile sentence in Alabama often depends on the severity of the crime, the number of charges, and other family matters.

In 2017, a total of 602 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Tuscaloosa County. Of that total, 77% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 463 court cases. Another 4% were dependency cases that accounted for 24 of the juvenile cases.

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

Juvenile Cases Number of cases
Delinquency15,185
Dependency2,035
Status5,336

Government of Tuscaloosa County, AL

County Seat: Tuscaloosa
Government Type: County
Authority: Dillon's Rule
Year Organized: 1818
Total Square Miles: 1,351
2019 Population: 207,811
Persons/Square Mile: 0.01
County Contact: PO BOX 20113
County Courthouse
Tuscaloosa , AL 35402-0113
http://www.tuscco.com

Tuscaloosa County, AL Courts