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Juvenile Delinquency in Guthrie, IA

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Guthrie 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 25 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Guthrie County. Of that total, 100% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 25 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.

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

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Government of Guthrie County, IA

County Seat: Guthrie Center
Government Type: County
Authority: Home Rule
Year Organized: 1851
Total Square Miles: 593
2019 Population: 10,670
Persons/Square Mile: 0.06
County Contact: 200 N 5Th St
County Courthouse
Guthrie Center , IA 50115-1323