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Juvenile Delinquency in Delaware, IA

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Delaware 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 41 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Delaware County. Of that total, 100% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 41 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.

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

Juvenile Cases Number of cases
Delinquency1,045
Dependency156
Status22

Government of Delaware County, IA

County Seat: Manchester
Government Type: County
Authority: Home Rule
Year Organized: 1837
Total Square Miles: 579
2019 Population: 17,153
Persons/Square Mile: 0.03
County Contact: 301 E Main St
County Courthouse
Manchester , IA 52057-1738
http://www.delawarecountyia.com