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Juvenile Delinquency in Walker, AL

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Walker 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 266 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Walker County. Of that total, 35% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 92 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.

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

Juvenile Cases Number of cases
Delinquency5,058
Dependency18
Status6,746

Government of Walker County, AL

County Seat: Jasper
Government Type: County
Authority: Dillon's Rule
Year Organized: 1823
Total Square Miles: 805
2019 Population: 64,058
Persons/Square Mile: 0.01

Walker County, AL Courts