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Juvenile Delinquency in Lorain, OH

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

In 2017, a total of 405 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Lorain County. Of that total, 0% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 1 court cases. Another 73% were dependency cases that accounted for 296 of the juvenile cases.

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

Juvenile Cases Number of cases
Delinquency35
Dependency7,579
Status3,687

Government of Lorain County, OH

County Seat: Elyria
Government Type: County
Authority: Dillon's Rule
Year Organized: 1822
Total Square Miles: 923
2019 Population: 307,924
Persons/Square Mile: 0.00
County Contact: 226 Middle Ave
County Courthouse
Elyria , OH 44035-5629
http://www.loraincounty.us

Lorain County, OH Courts