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Juvenile Delinquency in Mills, IA

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Mills 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 46 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Mills County. Of that total, 100% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 46 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.

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

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Government of Mills County, IA

County Seat: Glenwood
Government Type: County
Authority: Home Rule
Year Organized: 1851
Total Square Miles: 441
2019 Population: 15,068
Persons/Square Mile: 0.03
County Contact: 418 Sharp St
County Courthouse
Glenwood , IA 51534-1774