Juvenile Delinquency in Houston, MN
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Houston 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 78 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Houston County. Of that total, 86% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 67 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Houston County, are focusing on family health and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Houston County juvenile delinquency statistics will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Houston County, MN
|Total Square Miles:||569|
|County Contact:|| 304 S Marshall St
Caledonia , MN 55921-1389
Houston County, MN Courts
Houston County District Court
Address: 306 South Marshall, Suite 2100, Caledonia, MN 55921