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Juvenile Delinquency in Hardin, IA

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Hardin 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 96 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Hardin County. Of that total, 100% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 96 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.

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

Juvenile Cases Number of cases
Delinquency1,158
Dependency62
Status23

Government of Hardin County, IA

County Seat: Eldora
Government Type: County
Authority: Home Rule
Year Organized: 1851
Total Square Miles: 570
2019 Population: 17,048
Persons/Square Mile: 0.03
County Contact: 1215 Edgington Ave
County Courthouse
Eldora , IA 50627-1740
http://www.hardincountyia.gov/