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Juvenile Delinquency in Henderson, IL

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Henderson 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 5 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Henderson County. Of that total, 100% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 5 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.

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

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Government of Henderson County, IL

County Seat: Oquawka
Government Type: County
Authority: Dillon's Rule
Year Organized: 1841
Total Square Miles: 395
2019 Population: 6,795
Persons/Square Mile: 0.06
County Contact: PO BOX 308
County Courthouse
Oquawka , IL 61469-0308

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