Juvenile Delinquency in Henry, GA
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Henry 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 991 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Henry County. Of that total, 69% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 688 court cases. Another 14% were dependency cases that accounted for 138 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Henry County, are focusing on family health and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Henry County juvenile delinquency statistics will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Henry County, GA
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Henry County, GA Courts
Henry County Georgia Superior Court
Address: No. 1 Courthouse Square, McDonough, GA 30253