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Juvenile Delinquency in Charles Mix, SD

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Charles Mix County, juvenile delinquency issues are on the rise. There are many reasons for the rise in youth offenders. The juvenile sentence in South Dakota often depends on the severity of the crime, the number of crimes, and other family matters.

In 2017, a total of 118 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Charles Mix County. Of that total, 47% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 55 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.

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

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Government of Charles Mix County, SD

County Seat: Lake Andes
Government Type: County
Authority: Dillon's Rule
Year Organized: 1862
Total Square Miles: 1,150
2019 Population: 9,428
Persons/Square Mile: 0.12
County Contact: PO BOX 490
Main Street-County Courthouse
Lake Andes , SD 57356-0490

Charles Mix County, SD Courts