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Juvenile Delinquency in Vermillion, IN

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Vermillion 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 117 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Vermillion County. Of that total, 49% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 57 court cases. Another 51% were dependency cases that accounted for 60 of the juvenile cases.

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

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Government of Vermillion County, IN

County Seat: Newport
Government Type: County
Authority: Home Rule
Year Organized: 1824
Total Square Miles: 260
2019 Population: 15,505
Persons/Square Mile: 0.02

Vermillion County, IN Courts