Juvenile Delinquency in Iron, UT
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Iron County, juvenile delinquency crimes are on the rise. There are many reasons for the increase in youth offenders. The juvenile sentence in Utah often depends on the severity of the crime, the number of offenses, and other family matters.
In 2017, a total of 270 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Iron County. Of that total, 85% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 230 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Iron County, are focusing on family health and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Iron County juvenile delinquency statistics will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Iron County, UT
|Total Square Miles:||3,301|
|County Contact:|| 68 South 100 East
Parowan , UT 84761-0000
Iron County, UT Courts
The Fifth District Court - Iron County - District Court
Address: 40 North 100 East, Cedar City, UT 84720
Phone: (435) 867-3250