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Juvenile Delinquency in Keokuk, IA

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Keokuk 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 26 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Keokuk County. Of that total, 100% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 26 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.

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

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Government of Keokuk County, IA

County Seat: Sigourney
Government Type: County
Authority: Home Rule
Year Organized: 1837
Total Square Miles: 580
2019 Population: 10,153
Persons/Square Mile: 0.06
County Contact: 101 S Main St
County Courthouse
Sigourney , IA 52591-1419