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
|Total Square Miles:||470|
|County Contact:|| 135 W Cherokee Ave
Cartersville , GA 30120-3182
Bartow County, GA Courts
Bartow County Superior Court
Address: PO Box 963, Cartersville, GA 30120