Juvenile Delinquency in Meeker, MN
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Meeker 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 70 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Meeker County. Of that total, 70% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 49 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Meeker County, are focusing on family therapy and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Meeker County juvenile delinquency numbers will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Meeker County, MN
|Total Square Miles:||645|
|County Contact:|| 325 Sibley Avenue North
Litchfield , MN 55355-2150
Meeker County, MN Courts
Meeker County District Court
Address: 325 North Sibley Avenue, Litchfield, MN 55355