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Juvenile Delinquency in Dickinson, IA

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Dickinson 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 45 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Dickinson County. Of that total, 100% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 45 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.

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

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Government of Dickinson County, IA

County Seat: Spirit Lake
Government Type: County
Authority: Home Rule
Year Organized: 1851
Total Square Miles: 404
2019 Population: 17,199
Persons/Square Mile: 0.02
County Contact: 1802 Hill Ave
County Courthouse
Spirit Lake , IA 51360-1259