Juvenile Delinquency in Wilkin, MN
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Wilkin 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 36 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Wilkin County. Of that total, 78% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 28 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Wilkin County, are focusing on family therapy and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Wilkin County juvenile delinquency numbers will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Wilkin County, MN
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|County Contact:|| PO BOX 409
Breckenridge , MN 56520-0409
Wilkin County, MN Courts
Wilkin County District Court
Address: 300 South 5th Street, Breckenridge, MN 56520