Juvenile Delinquency in Muscatine, IA
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Muscatine 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 281 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Muscatine County. Of that total, 100% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 281 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Muscatine County, are focusing on family counseling and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Muscatine County juvenile delinquency tallies will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Muscatine County, IA
|Total Square Miles:||449|
|County Contact:|| 401 E 3Rd St
Muscatine , IA 52761-4118