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Juvenile Delinquency in Cherokee, IA

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Cherokee 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 42 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Cherokee County. Of that total, 100% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 42 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.

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

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Government of Cherokee County, IA

County Seat: Cherokee
Government Type: County
Authority: Home Rule
Year Organized: 1851
Total Square Miles: 577
2019 Population: 11,316
Persons/Square Mile: 0.05
County Contact: 520 W Main St
County Courthouse
Cherokee , IA 51012-1700