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Juvenile Delinquency in Scott, MN

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Scott 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 495 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Scott County. Of that total, 80% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 397 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.

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

Juvenile Cases Number of cases
Delinquency6,410
Dependency0
Status2,823

Government of Scott County, MN

County Seat: Shakopee
Government Type: County
Authority: Dillon's Rule
Year Organized: 1853
Total Square Miles: 368
2019 Population: 145,827
Persons/Square Mile: 0.00
County Contact: 200 4Th Ave W
County Government Center
Shakopee , MN 55379-1220
http://www.co.scott.mn.us

Scott County, MN Courts