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Juvenile Delinquency in Rock Island, IL

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Rock Island 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.

In 2017, a total of 195 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Rock Island County. Of that total, 64% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 124 court cases. Another 36% were dependency cases that accounted for 71 of the juvenile cases.

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

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Government of Rock Island County, IL

County Seat: Rock Island
Government Type: County
Authority: Dillon's Rule
Year Organized: 1831
Total Square Miles: 451
2019 Population: 144,808
Persons/Square Mile: 0.00
County Contact: 1504 3Rd Ave
County Office Building
Rock Island , IL 61201-8612