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EZAJCD Easy Access to Juvenile Court Data

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Easy Access to Juvenile Court Data (EZAJCD)

Iowa EZAJCD provides access to multiple years of juvenile court key decision points, including information on the district, county, age, sex, and race of juveniles. The delinquency data are collected from eight judicial districs's Juvenile Court Services offices.

All results are provided in aggregated, crosstab tables. If you are in need of something more specific or are unable to generate results as expected, please contact us for assistance (see Contact Us below).

  • Complaints
    A complaint is a report of a law violation by a juvenile. One complaint may contain one or more charges/allegations.
  • Charges/Allegations
    A charge/allegation is a description of a law violation on a complaint. There may be one or more charges/allegations on one complaint.
  • Informal Adjustments
    An informal adjustment is an agreement where the child and the child's parents must agree to the terms required in an informal adjustment agreement.
  • Petitions
    The filing of a petition triggers formal court proceedings.
  • Glossary
    learn more about the definitions of key terms used in this application.
  • Disclaimer

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Statistical Briefing Book

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