Juvenile Delinquency in Stephenson, IL
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Stephenson 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 112 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Stephenson County. Of that total, 73% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 82 court cases. Another 27% were dependency cases that accounted for 30 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Stephenson County, are focusing on family health and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Stephenson County juvenile delinquency statistics will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Stephenson County, IL
|Total Square Miles:||565|
|County Contact:|| 15 N Galena Ave
Freeport , IL 61032-4348
Stephenson County, IL Courts
Stephenson County Circuit Court
Address: 15 N. Galena Ave., Freeport, IL 61032