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Juvenile Delinquency in Grundy, IL

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Grundy 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 66 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Grundy County. Of that total, 91% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 60 court cases. Another 9% were dependency cases that accounted for 6 of the juvenile cases.

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

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Government of Grundy County, IL

County Seat: Morris
Government Type: County
Authority: Dillon's Rule
Year Organized: 1841
Total Square Miles: 430
2019 Population: 50,586
Persons/Square Mile: 0.01
County Contact: 1320 Union Street
Administration Center
Morris , IL 60450-2426

Grundy County, IL Courts