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Juvenile Delinquency in Kossuth, IA

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Kossuth 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 27 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Kossuth County. Of that total, 100% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 27 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.

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

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Government of Kossuth County, IA

County Seat: Algona
Government Type: County
Authority: Home Rule
Year Organized: 1851
Total Square Miles: 974
2019 Population: 14,999
Persons/Square Mile: 0.06
County Contact: 114 W State St
County Courthouse
Algona , IA 50511-2648