Juvenile Delinquency in Pocahontas, IA
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Pocahontas 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 22 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Pocahontas County. Of that total, 100% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 22 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Pocahontas County, are focusing on family therapy and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Pocahontas County juvenile delinquency numbers will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Pocahontas County, IA
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|County Contact:|| 99 Court Sq
Pocahontas , IA 50574-1629