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Juvenile Delinquency in Geauga, OH

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

In 2017, a total of 268 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Geauga County. Of that total, 84% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 224 court cases. Another 12% were dependency cases that accounted for 33 of the juvenile cases.

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

Juvenile Cases Number of cases
Delinquency7,855
Dependency718
Status998

Government of Geauga County, OH

County Seat: Chardon
Government Type: County
Authority: Dillon's Rule
Year Organized: 1805
Total Square Miles: 408
2019 Population: 93,918
Persons/Square Mile: 0.00

Geauga County, OH Courts