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Juvenile Delinquency in Dallas, IA

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Dallas 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 210 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Dallas County. Of that total, 100% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 210 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.

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

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Government of Dallas County, IA

County Seat: Adel
Government Type: County
Authority: Home Rule
Year Organized: 1846
Total Square Miles: 592
2019 Population: 87,235
Persons/Square Mile: 0.01
County Contact: 801 Court St
County Courthouse
Adel , IA 50003-1476