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Juvenile Delinquency in Hendricks, IN

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Hendricks 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 439 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Hendricks County. Of that total, 55% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 242 court cases. Another 34% were dependency cases that accounted for 148 of the juvenile cases.

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

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Government of Hendricks County, IN

County Seat: Danville
Government Type: County
Authority: Home Rule
Year Organized: 1823
Total Square Miles: 409
2019 Population: 163,685
Persons/Square Mile: 0.00

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