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Juvenile Delinquency in Decatur, GA

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

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

Juvenile Cases Number of cases
Delinquency2,436
Dependency792
Status184

Government of Decatur County, GA

County Seat: Bainbridge
Government Type: County
Authority: Home Rule
Year Organized: 1823
Total Square Miles: 623
2019 Population: 26,716
Persons/Square Mile: 0.02
County Contact: PO BOX 726
County Courthouse
Bainbridge , GA 39818-0726
https://www.decaturcountyga.gov/

Decatur County, GA Courts