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Juvenile Delinquency in Daviess, IN

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Daviess 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 227 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Daviess County. Of that total, 38% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 86 court cases. Another 41% were dependency cases that accounted for 92 of the juvenile cases.

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

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Government of Daviess County, IN

County Seat: Washington
Government Type: County
Authority: Home Rule
Year Organized: 1816
Total Square Miles: 437
2019 Population: 33,113
Persons/Square Mile: 0.01
County Contact: 200 E Walnut St
County Courthouse
Washington , IN 47501-2756

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