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Juvenile Delinquency in Greene, IA

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Greene 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 47 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Greene County. Of that total, 100% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 47 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.

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

Juvenile Cases Number of cases
Delinquency733
Dependency109
Status16

Government of Greene County, IA

County Seat: Jefferson
Government Type: County
Authority: Home Rule
Year Organized: 1851
Total Square Miles: 571
2019 Population: 8,981
Persons/Square Mile: 0.06
County Contact: 114 N Chestnut St
County Courthouse
Jefferson , IA 50129-2144
http://www.co.greene.ia.us/