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Juvenile Delinquency in Tipton, IN

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Tipton 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 66 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Tipton County. Of that total, 17% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 11 court cases. Another 83% were dependency cases that accounted for 55 of the juvenile cases.

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

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Government of Tipton County, IN

County Seat: Tipton
Government Type: County
Authority: Home Rule
Year Organized: 1844
Total Square Miles: 261
2019 Population: 15,128
Persons/Square Mile: 0.02
County Contact: 101 E Jefferson St
County Courthouse
Tipton , IN 46072-1940

Tipton County, IN Courts