Juvenile Delinquency in Winston, AL
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Winston 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 54 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Winston County. Of that total, 41% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 22 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Winston County, are focusing on family health and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Winston County juvenile delinquency statistics will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Winston County, AL
|County Seat:||Double Springs|
|Total Square Miles:||632|
|County Contact:|| PO BOX 147
Double Springs , AL 35553-0147