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Juvenile Delinquency in Webster, IA

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Webster 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 219 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Webster County. Of that total, 100% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 219 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.

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

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Government of Webster County, IA

County Seat: Fort Dodge
Government Type: County
Authority: Home Rule
Year Organized: 1853
Total Square Miles: 718
2019 Population: 36,605
Persons/Square Mile: 0.02
County Contact: 703 Central Ave
County Courthouse
Fort Dodge , IA 50501-3872