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Juvenile Delinquency in Howard, IN

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Howard 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 781 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Howard County. Of that total, 31% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 241 court cases. Another 61% were dependency cases that accounted for 474 of the juvenile cases.

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

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Government of Howard County, IN

County Seat: Kokomo
Government Type: County
Authority: Home Rule
Year Organized: 1844
Total Square Miles: 294
2019 Population: 82,363
Persons/Square Mile: 0.00
County Contact: 220 N Main St
County Administration Center
Kokomo , IN 46901-4641

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