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Juvenile Delinquency in Cerro Gordo, IA

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Cerro Gordo 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 264 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Cerro Gordo County. Of that total, 100% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 264 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.

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

Juvenile Cases Number of cases
Delinquency4,906
Dependency525
Status15

Government of Cerro Gordo County, IA

County Seat: Mason City
Government Type: County
Authority: Home Rule
Year Organized: 1851
Total Square Miles: 575
2019 Population: 43,006
Persons/Square Mile: 0.01
County Contact: 220 N Washington Ave
County Courthouse
Mason City , IA 50401-3254
https://www.cgcounty.org/