Juvenile Delinquency in Wapello, IA
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Wapello 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 311 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Wapello County. Of that total, 100% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 311 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Wapello County, are focusing on family health and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Wapello County juvenile delinquency statistics will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Wapello County, IA
|Total Square Miles:||436|
|County Contact:|| 101 W 4Th St
Ottumwa , IA 52501-2510