Juvenile Delinquency in Bibb, GA
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Bibb 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 998 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Bibb County. Of that total, 62% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 619 court cases. Another 22% were dependency cases that accounted for 222 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Bibb County, are focusing on family health and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Bibb County juvenile delinquency statistics will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Bibb County, GA
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Bibb County, GA Courts
Bibb County Civil Court
Address: 601 Mulberry Street, 4th Floor, Macon, GA 31201