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Juvenile Delinquency in Jasper, IA

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Jasper County, juvenile delinquency crimes are on the rise. There are many reasons for the increase in youth offenders. The juvenile sentence in Iowa often depends on the severity of the crime, the number of offenses, and other family matters.

In 2017, a total of 110 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Jasper County. Of that total, 100% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 110 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.

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

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Government of Jasper County, IA

County Seat: Newton
Government Type: County
Authority: Home Rule
Year Organized: 1846
Total Square Miles: 733
2019 Population: 36,966
Persons/Square Mile: 0.02
County Contact: PO BOX 944
County Courthouse
Newton , IA 50208-0944