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Juvenile Delinquency in Monroe, IN

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Monroe 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 546 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Monroe County. Of that total, 22% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 122 court cases. Another 71% were dependency cases that accounted for 386 of the juvenile cases.

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

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Government of Monroe County, IN

County Seat: Bloomington
Government Type: County
Authority: Home Rule
Year Organized: 1818
Total Square Miles: 411
2019 Population: 146,986
Persons/Square Mile: 0.00
County Contact: 100 W Kirkwood Ave
County Courthouse
Bloomington , IN 47404-5143

Monroe County, IN Courts