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Juvenile Delinquency in Carroll, IN

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

In 2017, a total of 68 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Carroll County. Of that total, 41% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 28 court cases. Another 49% were dependency cases that accounted for 33 of the juvenile cases.

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

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Government of Carroll County, IN

County Seat: Delphi
Government Type: County
Authority: Home Rule
Year Organized: 1828
Total Square Miles: 375
2019 Population: 20,039
Persons/Square Mile: 0.02

Carroll County, IN Courts