Juvenile Delinquency in Brown, SD
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Brown 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 349 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Brown County. Of that total, 48% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 169 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Brown County, are focusing on family health and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Brown County juvenile delinquency statistics will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Brown County, SD
|Total Square Miles:||1,731|
|County Contact:|| 25 Market St
Aberdeen , SD 57401-4224
Brown County, SD Courts
Brown County Circuit Court
Address: 101 SE 1st Avenue, Aberdeen, SD 57402