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Juvenile Delinquency in Spalding, GA

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Spalding 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 639 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Spalding County. Of that total, 60% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 381 court cases. Another 34% were dependency cases that accounted for 216 of the juvenile cases.

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

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Government of Spalding County, GA

County Seat: Griffin
Government Type: County
Authority: Home Rule
Year Organized: 1851
Total Square Miles: 200
2019 Population: 65,380
Persons/Square Mile: 0.00
County Contact: PO BOX 1087
County Courthouse
Griffin , GA 30224-0028

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