Juvenile Delinquency in Indiana, PA
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Indiana County, juvenile delinquency offenses are on the rise. There are many reasons for the inflation in youth offenders. The juvenile sentence in Pennsylvania often depends on the severity of the crime, the number of charges, and other family matters.
In 2017, a total of 164 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Indiana County. Of that total, 45% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 74 court cases. Another 38% were dependency cases that accounted for 63 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Indiana County, are focusing on family counseling and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Indiana County juvenile delinquency tallies will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Indiana County, PA
|Total Square Miles:||834|
|County Contact:|| 825 Philadelphia St Fl 2
Indiana , PA 15701-3951
Indiana County, PA Courts
Indiana County Common Pleas
Address: 825 Philadelphia Street, Indiana, PA 15701