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Juvenile Delinquency in Johnson, IN

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Johnson 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 856 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Johnson County. Of that total, 57% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 489 court cases. Another 30% were dependency cases that accounted for 261 of the juvenile cases.

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

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Government of Johnson County, IN

County Seat: Franklin
Government Type: County
Authority: Home Rule
Year Organized: 1822
Total Square Miles: 322
2019 Population: 153,897
Persons/Square Mile: 0.00

Johnson County, IN Courts