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Juvenile Delinquency in Mercer, IL

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Mercer 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.

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

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Government of Mercer County, IL

County Seat: Aledo
Government Type: County
Authority: Dillon's Rule
Year Organized: 1825
Total Square Miles: 569
2019 Population: 15,618
Persons/Square Mile: 0.04
County Contact: 100 Se 3Rd St
County Courthouse
Aledo , IL 61231-1948