Juvenile Delinquency in Fulton, GA
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Fulton 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 1410 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Fulton County. Of that total, 11% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 153 court cases. Another 34% were dependency cases that accounted for 484 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Fulton County, are focusing on family health and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Fulton County juvenile delinquency statistics will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Fulton County, GA
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Fulton County, GA Courts
Supreme Court of Georgia
Address: 244 Washington Street, Suite 572, Atlanta, GA 30334
Court of Appeals Georgia
Address: 47 Trinity Avenue S.W., Suite 501, Atlanta, GA 30334
Fulton County Georgia Superior Court
Address: 7741 Roswell Rd NE #234A, Atlanta, GA 30350