Juvenile Delinquency in Fountain, IN
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Fountain 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 87 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Fountain County. Of that total, 13% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 11 court cases. Another 87% were dependency cases that accounted for 76 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Fountain County, are focusing on family health and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Fountain County juvenile delinquency statistics will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Fountain County, IN
|Total Square Miles:||398|
|County Contact:|| 301 4Th St
Covington , IN 47932-1237
Fountain County, IN Courts
Fountain County Circuit Court
Address: 301 4th St, Covington, IN 47932