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Juvenile Delinquency in Greene, IN

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Greene 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 187 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Greene County. Of that total, 40% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 75 court cases. Another 51% were dependency cases that accounted for 95 of the juvenile cases.

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

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Government of Greene County, IN

County Seat: Bloomfield
Government Type: County
Authority: Home Rule
Year Organized: 1821
Total Square Miles: 546
2019 Population: 32,177
Persons/Square Mile: 0.02

Greene County, IN Courts