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Juvenile Delinquency in Henry, IN

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Henry 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 255 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Henry County. Of that total, 39% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 99 court cases. Another 53% were dependency cases that accounted for 135 of the juvenile cases.

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

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Government of Henry County, IN

County Seat: New Castle
Government Type: County
Authority: Home Rule
Year Organized: 1821
Total Square Miles: 395
2019 Population: 48,476
Persons/Square Mile: 0.01
County Contact: 101 S Main St
County Courthouse
New Castle , IN 47362-4219

Henry County, IN Courts