Juvenile Delinquency in Bennett, SD
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Bennett County, juvenile delinquency crimes are on the rise. There are many reasons for the increase in youth offenders. The juvenile sentence in South Dakota often depends on the severity of the crime, the number of offenses, and other family matters.
In 2017, a total of 26 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Bennett County. Of that total, 31% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 8 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Bennett County, are focusing on family health and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Bennett County juvenile delinquency statistics will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Bennett County, SD
|Total Square Miles:||1,191|
|County Contact:|| PO BOX 460
Martin , SD 57551-0460
Bennett County, SD Courts
Bennett County Circuit Court
Address: 202 Main, Martin, SD 57551