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Juvenile Delinquency in Winnebago, IA

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Winnebago 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 36 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Winnebago County. Of that total, 100% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 36 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.

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

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Government of Winnebago County, IA

County Seat: Forest City
Government Type: County
Authority: Home Rule
Year Organized: 1847
Total Square Miles: 402
2019 Population: 10,587
Persons/Square Mile: 0.04
County Contact: 126 S Clark St
County Courthouse
Forest City , IA 50436-1706