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Juvenile Delinquency in Jasper, IL

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Jasper County, juvenile delinquency crimes are on the rise. There are many reasons for the increase in youth offenders. The juvenile sentence in Illinois often depends on the severity of the crime, the number of offenses, and other family matters.

In 2017, a total of 19 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Jasper County. Of that total, 100% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 19 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.

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

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Government of Jasper County, IL

County Seat: Newton
Government Type: County
Authority: Dillon's Rule
Year Organized: 1831
Total Square Miles: 498
2019 Population: 9,578
Persons/Square Mile: 0.05
County Contact: 100 W Jourdan St
County Courthouse
Newton , IL 62448-1973