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Juvenile Delinquency in Crawford, IL

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Crawford 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 27 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Crawford County. Of that total, 52% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 14 court cases. Another 48% were dependency cases that accounted for 13 of the juvenile cases.

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

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Government of Crawford County, IL

County Seat: Robinson
Government Type: County
Authority: Dillon's Rule
Year Organized: 1816
Total Square Miles: 446
2019 Population: 18,961
Persons/Square Mile: 0.02

Crawford County, IL Courts