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Juvenile Delinquency in Polk, MN

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

In 2017, a total of 139 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Polk County. Of that total, 62% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 86 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.

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

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Government of Polk County, MN

County Seat: Crookston
Government Type: County
Authority: Dillon's Rule
Year Organized: 1858
Total Square Miles: 1,998
2019 Population: 31,619
Persons/Square Mile: 0.06
County Contact: 612 N Broadway Ste 215
County Courthouse
Crookston , MN 56716-1452

Polk County, MN Courts