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Juvenile Delinquency in Pope, IL

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Pope 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.

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

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Government of Pope County, IL

County Seat: Golconda
Government Type: County
Authority: Dillon's Rule
Year Organized: 1816
Total Square Miles: 374
2019 Population: 4,325
Persons/Square Mile: 0.09

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