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Juvenile Delinquency in Bartholomew, IN

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Bartholomew County, juvenile delinquency issues are on the rise. There are many reasons for the rise in youth offenders. The juvenile sentence in Indiana often depends on the severity of the crime, the number of crimes, and other family matters.

In 2017, a total of 467 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Bartholomew County. Of that total, 31% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 143 court cases. Another 58% were dependency cases that accounted for 273 of the juvenile cases.

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

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Government of Bartholomew County, IN

County Seat: Columbus
Government Type: County
Authority: Home Rule
Year Organized: 1821
Total Square Miles: 410
2019 Population: 82,040
Persons/Square Mile: 0.00
County Contact: 440 3Rd St
County Courthouse
Columbus , IN 47201-6798

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