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Juvenile Delinquency in Kosciusko, IN

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Kosciusko 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 205 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Kosciusko County. Of that total, 78% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 159 court cases. Another 17% were dependency cases that accounted for 34 of the juvenile cases.

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

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Government of Kosciusko County, IN

County Seat: Warsaw
Government Type: County
Authority: Home Rule
Year Organized: 1835
Total Square Miles: 554
2019 Population: 79,206
Persons/Square Mile: 0.01
County Contact: 100 W Center St
County Courthouse
Warsaw , IN 46580-2873

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