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Juvenile Delinquency in Marshall, IA

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Marshall 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 182 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Marshall County. Of that total, 100% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 182 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.

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

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Government of Marshall County, IA

County Seat: Marshalltown
Government Type: County
Authority: Home Rule
Year Organized: 1846
Total Square Miles: 573
2019 Population: 40,288
Persons/Square Mile: 0.01
County Contact: 1 E Main St
County Courthouse
Marshalltown , IA 50158-4915