Juvenile Delinquency in Codington, SD
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Codington 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 153 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Codington County. Of that total, 57% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 87 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Codington County, are focusing on family therapy and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Codington County juvenile delinquency numbers will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Codington County, SD
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|County Contact:|| 14 1st Ave, SE
Watertown , SD 57201-3611
Codington County, SD Courts
Codington County Circuit Court
Address: 14 1st Ave SE, Watertown, SD 57201