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Juvenile Delinquency in Williamson, IL

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Williamson 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 52 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Williamson County. Of that total, 17% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 9 court cases. Another 63% were dependency cases that accounted for 33 of the juvenile cases.

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

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Government of Williamson County, IL

County Seat: Marion
Government Type: County
Authority: Dillon's Rule
Year Organized: 1839
Total Square Miles: 444
2019 Population: 67,328
Persons/Square Mile: 0.01

Williamson County, IL Courts