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Juvenile Delinquency in Crawford, IN

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

In 2017, a total of 77 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Crawford County. Of that total, 12% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 9 court cases. Another 88% were dependency cases that accounted for 68 of the juvenile cases.

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

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Government of Crawford County, IN

County Seat: English
Government Type: County
Authority: Home Rule
Year Organized: 1818
Total Square Miles: 309
2019 Population: 10,566
Persons/Square Mile: 0.03
County Contact: PO BOX 316
County Courthouse
English , IN 47118-0316

Crawford County, IN Courts