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Juvenile Delinquency in Marion, IN

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Marion 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 344 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Marion County. Of that total, 58% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 199 court cases. Another 1% were dependency cases that accounted for 4 of the juvenile cases.

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

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Government of Marion County, IN

County Seat: Indianapolis
Government Type: Consolidated/Unigov
Authority: Home Rule
Year Organized: 1821
Total Square Miles: 403
2019 Population: 950,082
Persons/Square Mile: 0.00
County Contact: 200 E Washington St
City-County Bldg
Indianapolis , IN 46204-3307

Marion County, IN Courts