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Juvenile Delinquency in Johnson, IA

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Johnson 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 383 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Johnson County. Of that total, 100% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 383 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.

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

Juvenile Cases Number of cases
Delinquency8,898
Dependency557
Status65

Government of Johnson County, IA

County Seat: Iowa City
Government Type: County
Authority: Home Rule
Year Organized: 1837
Total Square Miles: 623
2019 Population: 149,210
Persons/Square Mile: 0.00
County Contact: 913 S Dubuque St
County Administration Building
Iowa City , IA 52240-4273
http://www.johnson-county.com