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Juvenile Delinquency in Randolph, IL

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Randolph 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 41 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Randolph County. Of that total, 71% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 29 court cases. Another 29% were dependency cases that accounted for 12 of the juvenile cases.

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

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Government of Randolph County, IL

County Seat: Chester
Government Type: County
Authority: Dillon's Rule
Year Organized: 1795
Total Square Miles: 597
2019 Population: 32,423
Persons/Square Mile: 0.02
County Contact: 1 Taylor St
County Courthouse
Chester , IL 62233-1970