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Juvenile Delinquency in Pulaski, IN

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Pulaski 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 89 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Pulaski County. Of that total, 36% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 32 court cases. Another 64% were dependency cases that accounted for 57 of the juvenile cases.

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

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Government of Pulaski County, IN

County Seat: Winamac
Government Type: County
Authority: Home Rule
Year Organized: 1835
Total Square Miles: 435
2019 Population: 12,534
Persons/Square Mile: 0.03
County Contact: 112 E Main St
County Courthouse
Winamac , IN 46996-1392

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