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Juvenile Delinquency in Clark, IL

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

In 2017, a total of 8 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Clark County. Of that total, 100% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 8 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.

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

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Government of Clark County, IL

County Seat: Marshall
Government Type: County
Authority: Dillon's Rule
Year Organized: 1819
Total Square Miles: 505
2019 Population: 15,767
Persons/Square Mile: 0.03
County Contact: 501 Archer Ave
County Courthouse
Marshall , IL 62441-1275

Clark County, IL Courts