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Juvenile Delinquency in Winneshiek, IA

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Winneshiek 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 36 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Winneshiek 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, Winneshiek County, are focusing on family health and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Winneshiek County juvenile delinquency statistics will show whether or not this approach is working.

Juvenile Cases Number of cases
Delinquency641
Dependency62
Status20

Government of Winneshiek County, IA

County Seat: Decorah
Government Type: County
Authority: Home Rule
Year Organized: 1847
Total Square Miles: 690
2019 Population: 20,201
Persons/Square Mile: 0.03
County Contact: 201 W Main St
County Courthouse
Decorah , IA 52101-1713
http://www.winneshiekcounty.org/