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Juvenile Delinquency in Fayette, IN

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Fayette 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 188 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Fayette County. Of that total, 28% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 52 court cases. Another 69% were dependency cases that accounted for 130 of the juvenile cases.

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

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Government of Fayette County, IN

County Seat: Connersville
Government Type: County
Authority: Home Rule
Year Organized: 1818
Total Square Miles: 215
2019 Population: 23,209
Persons/Square Mile: 0.01
County Contact: 401 N Central Ave
County Courthouse
Connersville , IN 47331-1995

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