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Juvenile Delinquency in Tippecanoe, IN

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Tippecanoe 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 751 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Tippecanoe County. Of that total, 51% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 386 court cases. Another 37% were dependency cases that accounted for 279 of the juvenile cases.

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

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Government of Tippecanoe County, IN

County Seat: Lafayette
Government Type: County
Authority: Home Rule
Year Organized: 1826
Total Square Miles: 503
2019 Population: 190,587
Persons/Square Mile: 0.00
County Contact: 301 Main St
County Courthouse
Lafayette , IN 47901-1364

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