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Juvenile Delinquency in Hamilton, IN

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Hamilton 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 519 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Hamilton County. Of that total, 71% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 369 court cases. Another 25% were dependency cases that accounted for 130 of the juvenile cases.

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

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Government of Hamilton County, IN

County Seat: Noblesville
Government Type: County
Authority: Home Rule
Year Organized: 1823
Total Square Miles: 402
2019 Population: 323,747
Persons/Square Mile: 0.00

Hamilton County, IN Courts