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Juvenile Delinquency in Hamilton, IA

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Hamilton 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 57 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Hamilton County. Of that total, 100% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 57 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.

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

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Government of Hamilton County, IA

County Seat: Webster City
Government Type: County
Authority: Home Rule
Year Organized: 1856
Total Square Miles: 578
2019 Population: 15,115
Persons/Square Mile: 0.04
County Contact: 2300 Superior St
County Courthouse
Webster City , IA 50595-3158