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Juvenile Delinquency in Cedar, IA

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Cedar 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 50 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Cedar County. Of that total, 100% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 50 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.

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

Juvenile Cases Number of cases
Delinquency782
Dependency76
Status0

Government of Cedar County, IA

County Seat: Tipton
Government Type: County
Authority: Home Rule
Year Organized: 1837
Total Square Miles: 582
2019 Population: 18,543
Persons/Square Mile: 0.03
County Contact: 400 Cedar St
County Courthouse
Tipton , IA 52772-1748
http://www.cedarcounty.org