Juvenile Delinquency in Custer, SD
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Custer 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 19 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Custer County. Of that total, 68% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 13 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Custer County, are focusing on family health and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Custer County juvenile delinquency statistics will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Custer County, SD
|Total Square Miles:||1,559|
|County Contact:|| 420 Mount Rushmore Rd
Custer , SD 57730-1943
Custer County, SD Courts
Custer County Circuit Court
Address: 420 Mt. Rushmore Road Suite 6, Custer, SD 57730