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Juvenile Delinquency in Marion, IA

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Marion 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 125 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Marion County. Of that total, 100% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 125 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.

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

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Government of Marion County, IA

County Seat: Knoxville
Government Type: County
Authority: Home Rule
Year Organized: 1845
Total Square Miles: 571
2019 Population: 33,105
Persons/Square Mile: 0.02
County Contact: 214 E Main St
County Courthouse
Knoxville , IA 50138-2545