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Juvenile Delinquency in Lagrange, IN

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Lagrange 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 219 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Lagrange County. Of that total, 24% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 53 court cases. Another 20% were dependency cases that accounted for 44 of the juvenile cases.

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

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Government of LaGrange County, IN

County Seat: LaGrange
Government Type: County
Authority: Home Rule
Year Organized: 1832
Total Square Miles: 387
2019 Population: 39,303
Persons/Square Mile: 0.01
County Contact: 105 N Detroit St
County Courthouse
Lagrange , IN 46761-1877

Lagrange County, IN Courts