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Juvenile Delinquency in Vermilion, IL

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Vermilion 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 198 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Vermilion County. Of that total, 68% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 134 court cases. Another 32% were dependency cases that accounted for 64 of the juvenile cases.

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

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Government of Vermilion County, IL

County Seat: Danville
Government Type: County
Authority: Dillon's Rule
Year Organized: 1826
Total Square Miles: 901
2019 Population: 77,909
Persons/Square Mile: 0.01
County Contact: 6 N Vermilion St
Courthouse Annex
Danville , IL 61832-5842