Juvenile Delinquency in Iron, MO
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Iron County, juvenile delinquency offenses are on the rise. There are many reasons for the inflation in youth offenders. The juvenile sentence in Missouri often depends on the severity of the crime, the number of charges, and other family matters.
In 2017, a total of 175 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Iron County. Of that total, 0% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 0 court cases. Another 30% were dependency cases that accounted for 52 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Iron County, are focusing on family counseling and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Iron County juvenile delinquency tallies will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Iron County, MO
|Total Square Miles:||552|
|County Contact:|| PO BOX 42
Ironton , MO 63650-0042
Iron County, MO Courts
Iron County Circuit Court
Address: 250 S. Main St. Ste. 220, Ironton, MO 63650