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Juvenile Delinquency in Calhoun, IA

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Calhoun 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 27 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Calhoun County. Of that total, 100% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 27 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.

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

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Government of Calhoun County, IA

County Seat: Rockwell City
Government Type: County
Authority: Home Rule
Year Organized: 1851
Total Square Miles: 572
2019 Population: 9,746
Persons/Square Mile: 0.06
County Contact: 416 4Th St
County Courthouse
Rockwell City , IA 50579-1428