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Juvenile Delinquency in Iroquois, IL

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Iroquois 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 31 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Iroquois County. Of that total, 81% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 25 court cases. Another 19% were dependency cases that accounted for 6 of the juvenile cases.

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

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Government of Iroquois County, IL

County Seat: Watseka
Government Type: County
Authority: Dillon's Rule
Year Organized: 1833
Total Square Miles: 1,119
2019 Population: 27,876
Persons/Square Mile: 0.04

Iroquois County, IL Courts