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Juvenile Delinquency in Story, IA

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Story 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 189 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Story County. Of that total, 100% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 189 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.

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

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Government of Story County, IA

County Seat: Nevada
Government Type: County
Authority: Home Rule
Year Organized: 1846
Total Square Miles: 574
2019 Population: 97,502
Persons/Square Mile: 0.01
County Contact: 900 6Th St
County Courthouse
Nevada , IA 50201-2004