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Juvenile Delinquency in Wayne, IA

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Wayne 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 9 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Wayne County. Of that total, 100% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 9 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.

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

Juvenile Cases Number of cases
Delinquency400
Dependency61
Status11

Government of Wayne County, IA

County Seat: Corydon
Government Type: County
Authority: Home Rule
Year Organized: 1846
Total Square Miles: 527
2019 Population: 6,476
Persons/Square Mile: 0.08
County Contact: PO BOX 435
County Courthouse
Corydon , IA 50060-0435
http://www.waynecountyia.com/