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Juvenile Delinquency in Wadena, MN

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Wadena 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 61 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Wadena County. Of that total, 62% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 38 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.

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

Juvenile Cases Number of cases
Delinquency1,201
Dependency0
Status556

Government of Wadena County, MN

County Seat: Wadena
Government Type: County
Authority: Dillon's Rule
Year Organized: 1858
Total Square Miles: 543
2019 Population: 13,669
Persons/Square Mile: 0.04
County Contact: 415 Jefferson St S
County Courthouse
Wadena , MN 56482-1596
http://www.co.wadena.mn.us

Wadena County, MN Courts