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Juvenile Delinquency in Cass, IA

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Cass 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 38 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Cass County. Of that total, 100% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 38 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.

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

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Government of Cass County, IA

County Seat: Atlantic
Government Type: County
Authority: Home Rule
Year Organized: 1851
Total Square Miles: 565
2019 Population: 13,145
Persons/Square Mile: 0.04
County Contact: 5 W 7Th St
County Courthouse
Atlantic , IA 50022-1461