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Juvenile Delinquency in Butler, IA

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

In 2017, a total of 14 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Butler County. Of that total, 100% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 14 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.

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

Juvenile Cases Number of cases
Delinquency653
Dependency93
Status14

Government of Butler County, IA

County Seat: Allison
Government Type: County
Authority: Home Rule
Year Organized: 1851
Total Square Miles: 582
2019 Population: 14,606
Persons/Square Mile: 0.04
County Contact: PO BOX 325
County Courthouse
Allison , IA 50602-0325
https://www.butlercoiowa.org/