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Juvenile Delinquency in Fulton, IN

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Fulton 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 158 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Fulton County. Of that total, 25% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 39 court cases. Another 75% were dependency cases that accounted for 119 of the juvenile cases.

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

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Government of Fulton County, IN

County Seat: Rochester
Government Type: County
Authority: Home Rule
Year Organized: 1835
Total Square Miles: 371
2019 Population: 20,059
Persons/Square Mile: 0.02
County Contact: 815 Main St
County Courthouse
Rochester , IN 46975-1545

Fulton County, IN Courts