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Juvenile Delinquency in Troup, GA

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Troup 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 445 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Troup County. Of that total, 56% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 251 court cases. Another 40% were dependency cases that accounted for 176 of the juvenile cases.

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

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Government of Troup County, GA

County Seat: Lagrange
Government Type: County
Authority: Home Rule
Year Organized: 1826
Total Square Miles: 446
2019 Population: 69,786
Persons/Square Mile: 0.01
County Contact: 100 Ridley Ave
County Government Center
Lagrange , GA 30240-2724

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