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Juvenile Delinquency in Polk, NE

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Polk County, juvenile delinquency crimes are on the rise. There are many reasons for the increase in youth offenders. The juvenile sentence in Nebraska often depends on the severity of the crime, the number of offenses, and other family matters.

In 2017, a total of 12 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Polk County. Of that total, 100% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 12 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.

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

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Government of Polk County, NE

County Seat: Osceola
Government Type: County
Authority: Dillon's Rule
Year Organized: 1856
Total Square Miles: 441
2019 Population: 5,328
Persons/Square Mile: 0.08
County Contact: PO BOX 276
County Courthouse
Osceola , NE 68651-0276