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Juvenile Delinquency in Cottonwood, MN

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

In 2017, a total of 98 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Cottonwood County. Of that total, 65% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 64 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.

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

Juvenile Cases Number of cases
Delinquency835
Dependency0
Status452

Government of Cottonwood County, MN

County Seat: Windom
Government Type: County
Authority: Dillon's Rule
Year Organized: 1857
Total Square Miles: 649
2019 Population: 11,295
Persons/Square Mile: 0.06
County Contact: 900 3Rd Ave
County Courthouse
Windom , MN 56101-1627
http://www.co.cottonwood.mn.us

Cottonwood County, MN Courts