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Juvenile Delinquency in Edwards, IL

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Edwards 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 7 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Edwards County. Of that total, 100% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 7 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.

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

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Government of Edwards County, IL

County Seat: Albion
Government Type: County
Authority: Dillon's Rule
Year Organized: 1814
Total Square Miles: 223
2019 Population: 6,486
Persons/Square Mile: 0.03
County Contact: 50 E Main St
County Courthouse
Albion , IL 62806-1262

Edwards County, IL Courts