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Juvenile Delinquency in Vigo, IN

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Vigo County, juvenile delinquency crimes are on the rise. There are many reasons for the increase in youth offenders. The juvenile sentence in Indiana often depends on the severity of the crime, the number of offenses, and other family matters.

In 2017, a total of 1039 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Vigo County. Of that total, 47% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 487 court cases. Another 43% were dependency cases that accounted for 451 of the juvenile cases.

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

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Government of Vigo County, IN

County Seat: Terre Haute
Government Type: County
Authority: Home Rule
Year Organized: 1818
Total Square Miles: 410
2019 Population: 107,516
Persons/Square Mile: 0.00
County Contact: Third & Wabash
County Courthouse
Terre Haute , IN 47807-0000

Vigo County, IN Courts