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Juvenile Delinquency in Menard, IL

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Menard 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.

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

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Government of Menard County, IL

County Seat: Petersburg
Government Type: County
Authority: Dillon's Rule
Year Organized: 1839
Total Square Miles: 315
2019 Population: 12,245
Persons/Square Mile: 0.03
County Contact: 102 S 7Th St
County Courthouse
Petersburg , IL 62675-1543