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Juvenile Delinquency in Jones, IA

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Jones 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 42 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Jones County. Of that total, 100% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 42 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.

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

Juvenile Cases Number of cases
Delinquency972
Dependency126
Status20

Government of Jones County, IA

County Seat: Anamosa
Government Type: County
Authority: Home Rule
Year Organized: 1837
Total Square Miles: 577
2019 Population: 20,536
Persons/Square Mile: 0.03
County Contact: PO BOX 109
County Courthouse
Anamosa , IA 52205-0109
http://jonescountyiowa.org/