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Juvenile Delinquency in Clinton, IA

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Clinton 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 125 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Clinton County. Of that total, 100% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 125 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.

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

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Government of Clinton County, IA

County Seat: Clinton
Government Type: County
Authority: Home Rule
Year Organized: 1837
Total Square Miles: 710
2019 Population: 47,010
Persons/Square Mile: 0.02
County Contact: 612 N 2Nd St
County Administration Building
Clinton , IA 52732-3840