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Juvenile Delinquency in Rice, MN

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Rice 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 178 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Rice County. Of that total, 72% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 128 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.

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

Juvenile Cases Number of cases
Delinquency4,316
Dependency0
Status2,016

Government of Rice County, MN

County Seat: Faribault
Government Type: County
Authority: Dillon's Rule
Year Organized: 1853
Total Square Miles: 516
2019 Population: 65,968
Persons/Square Mile: 0.01
County Contact: 320 3Rd St Nw
Government Services Building
Faribault , MN 55021-5195
http://www.co.rice.mn.us

Rice County, MN Courts