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Juvenile Delinquency in Parke, IN

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Parke 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 91 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Parke County. Of that total, 44% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 40 court cases. Another 56% were dependency cases that accounted for 51 of the juvenile cases.

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

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Government of Parke County, IN

County Seat: Rockville
Government Type: County
Authority: Home Rule
Year Organized: 1821
Total Square Miles: 450
2019 Population: 16,886
Persons/Square Mile: 0.03
County Contact: 116 W High St
County Courthouse
Rockville , IN 47872-1716

Parke County, IN Courts