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Juvenile Delinquency in Lee, IA

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Lee 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 204 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Lee County. Of that total, 100% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 204 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.

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

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Government of Lee County, IA

County Seat: Fort Madison and Keokuk
Government Type: County
Authority: Home Rule
Year Organized: 1836
Total Square Miles: 539
2019 Population: 34,295
Persons/Square Mile: 0.02
County Contact: 933 Avenue H
County Office Building
Fort Madison , IA 52627-4540