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Juvenile Delinquency in Putnam, IL

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Putnam 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, Putnam County, are focusing on family counseling and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Putnam County juvenile delinquency tallies will show whether or not this approach is working.

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Government of Putnam County, IL

County Seat: Hennepin
Government Type: County
Authority: Dillon's Rule
Year Organized: 1825
Total Square Miles: 172
2019 Population: 5,727
Persons/Square Mile: 0.03