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Juvenile Delinquency in Bartow, GA

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Bartow County, juvenile delinquency crimes are on the rise. There are many reasons for the increase in youth offenders. The juvenile sentence in Georgia often depends on the severity of the crime, the number of offenses, and other family matters.

In 2017, a total of 485 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Bartow County. Of that total, 37% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 180 court cases. Another 32% were dependency cases that accounted for 155 of the juvenile cases.

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

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Government of Bartow County, GA

County Seat: Cartersville
Government Type: County
Authority: Home Rule
Year Organized: 1832
Total Square Miles: 470
2019 Population: 105,054
Persons/Square Mile: 0.00
County Contact: 135 W Cherokee Ave
County Courthouse
Cartersville , GA 30120-3182

Bartow County, GA Courts