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Juvenile Delinquency in Boone, IN

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Boone 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 212 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Boone County. Of that total, 56% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 119 court cases. Another 22% were dependency cases that accounted for 47 of the juvenile cases.

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

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Government of Boone County, IN

County Seat: Lebanon
Government Type: County
Authority: Home Rule
Year Organized: 1830
Total Square Miles: 423
2019 Population: 65,875
Persons/Square Mile: 0.01
County Contact: 201 Courthouse Sq
County Courthouse
Lebanon , IN 46052-2126

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