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Juvenile Delinquency in Woodbury, IA

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Woodbury 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 649 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Woodbury County. Of that total, 100% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 649 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.

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

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Government of Woodbury County, IA

County Seat: Sioux City
Government Type: County
Authority: Home Rule
Year Organized: 1851
Total Square Miles: 878
2019 Population: 102,429
Persons/Square Mile: 0.01
County Contact: 620 Douglas St
County Courthouse
Sioux City , IA 51101-1247