Juvenile Delinquency in Aitkin, MN
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Aitkin County, juvenile delinquency crimes are on the rise. There are many reasons for the increase in youth offenders. The juvenile sentence in Minnesota often depends on the severity of the crime, the number of offenses, and other family matters.
In 2017, a total of 87 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Aitkin County. Of that total, 84% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 73 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Aitkin County, are focusing on family health and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Aitkin County juvenile delinquency statistics will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Aitkin County, MN
|Total Square Miles:||1,995|
|County Contact:|| 217 2nd Street NW rm 134
West Courthouse Annex
Aitkin , MN 56431-1269