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Juvenile Delinquency in Carroll, IL

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Carroll County, juvenile delinquency issues are on the rise. There are many reasons for the rise in youth offenders. The juvenile sentence in Illinois often depends on the severity of the crime, the number of crimes, and other family matters.

In 2017, a total of 19 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Carroll County. Of that total, 58% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 11 court cases. Another 42% were dependency cases that accounted for 8 of the juvenile cases.

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

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Government of Carroll County, IL

County Seat: Mount Carroll
Government Type: County
Authority: Dillon's Rule
Year Organized: 1839
Total Square Miles: 466
2019 Population: 14,518
Persons/Square Mile: 0.03
County Contact: 301 N Main St
County Courthouse
Mount Carroll , IL 61053-1044

Carroll County, IL Courts