Juvenile Delinquency in Chickasaw, IA
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Chickasaw 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 24 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Chickasaw County. Of that total, 100% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 24 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Chickasaw County, are focusing on family counseling and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Chickasaw County juvenile delinquency tallies will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Chickasaw County, IA
|County Seat:||New Hampton|
|Total Square Miles:||506|
|County Contact:|| PO BOX 311
New Hampton , IA 50659-0311