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Juvenile Delinquency in Buena Vista, IA

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

In 2017, a total of 114 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Buena Vista County. Of that total, 100% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 114 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.

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

Juvenile Cases Number of cases
Delinquency2,580
Dependency132
Status55

Government of Buena Vista County, IA

County Seat: Storm Lake
Government Type: County
Authority: Home Rule
Year Organized: 1851
Total Square Miles: 580
2019 Population: 20,110
Persons/Square Mile: 0.03
County Contact: 215 E 5Th St
County Courthouse
Storm Lake , IA 50588-2371
http://www.bvcountyiowa.com/