Juvenile Delinquency in Dawson, GA
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Dawson County, juvenile delinquency issues are on the rise. There are many reasons for the rise in youth offenders. The juvenile sentence in Georgia often depends on the severity of the crime, the number of crimes, and other family matters.
In 2017, a total of 104 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Dawson County. Of that total, 38% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 39 court cases. Another 40% were dependency cases that accounted for 42 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Dawson County, are focusing on family therapy and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Dawson County juvenile delinquency numbers will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Dawson County, GA
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Dawson County, GA Courts
Dawson County Georgia Superior Court
Address: 25 Justice Way, Suite 4202, Dawsonville, GA 30534