Juvenile Delinquency in Massac, IL
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Massac 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 24 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Massac County. Of that total, 71% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 17 court cases. Another 29% were dependency cases that accounted for 7 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Massac County, are focusing on family health and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Massac County juvenile delinquency statistics will show whether or not this approach is working.
|Juvenile Cases||Number of cases|
Government of Massac County, IL
|Total Square Miles:||242|
|County Contact:|| PO BOX 429
Metropolis , IL 62960-0429