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Juvenile Delinquency in Dubois, IN

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Dubois 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 273 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Dubois County. Of that total, 30% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 81 court cases. Another 56% were dependency cases that accounted for 153 of the juvenile cases.

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

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Government of Dubois County, IN

County Seat: Jasper
Government Type: County
Authority: Home Rule
Year Organized: 1817
Total Square Miles: 435
2019 Population: 42,558
Persons/Square Mile: 0.01
County Contact: 1 Courthouse Sq
County Courthouse
Jasper , IN 47546-3031

Dubois County, IN Courts