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Juvenile Delinquency in Plymouth, IA

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Plymouth 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 70 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Plymouth County. Of that total, 100% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 70 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.

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

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Government of Plymouth County, IA

County Seat: Le Mars
Government Type: County
Authority: Home Rule
Year Organized: 1851
Total Square Miles: 864
2019 Population: 25,220
Persons/Square Mile: 0.03
County Contact: 215 4Th Ave Se
County Courthouse
Le Mars , IA 51031-2169