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Juvenile Delinquency in Appanoose, IA

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

In 2017, a total of 49 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Appanoose County. Of that total, 100% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 49 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.

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

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Government of Appanoose County, IA

County Seat: Centerville
Government Type: County
Authority: Home Rule
Year Organized: 1843
Total Square Miles: 516
2019 Population: 12,352
Persons/Square Mile: 0.04
County Contact: 201 N 12Th St
County Courthouse
Centerville , IA 52544-1711