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Juvenile Delinquency in Ringgold, IA

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Ringgold 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 17 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Ringgold County. Of that total, 100% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 17 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.

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

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Government of Ringgold County, IA

County Seat: Mount Ayr
Government Type: County
Authority: Home Rule
Year Organized: 1855
Total Square Miles: 539
2019 Population: 5,034
Persons/Square Mile: 0.11
County Contact: 109 W Madison St
County Courthouse
Mount Ayr , IA 50854-1642