Juvenile Home Backlash
Fri January 31, 2014
Courts Oppose Closing Juvenile Home
State lawmakers looking into the closing of the Iowa Juvenile Home at Toledo got a fresh perspective from juvenile court officers who work with the delinquent girls who used to be assigned to the home. The officers argue that Iowa needs a facility specifically for girls who’ve been in serious trouble with the law. Governor Branstad is at odds with the judicial branch.