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Juvenile Delinquency in Grant, IN

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Grant 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 477 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Grant County. Of that total, 35% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 169 court cases. Another 30% were dependency cases that accounted for 145 of the juvenile cases.

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

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Government of Grant County, IN

County Seat: Marion
Government Type: County
Authority: Home Rule
Year Organized: 1831
Total Square Miles: 415
2019 Population: 66,491
Persons/Square Mile: 0.01
County Contact: 401 S Adams St
County Office Building
Marion , IN 46953-2037

Grant County, IN Courts