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Juvenile Delinquency in Davison, SD

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Davison 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 125 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Davison County. Of that total, 60% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 75 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.

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

Juvenile Cases Number of cases
Delinquency1,603
Dependency0
Status915

Government of Davison County, SD

County Seat: Mitchell
Government Type: County
Authority: Dillon's Rule
Year Organized: 1873
Total Square Miles: 437
2019 Population: 19,704
Persons/Square Mile: 0.02
County Contact: 200 E 4Th Ave
County Courthouse
Mitchell , SD 57301-2631
http://www.davisoncounty.org

Davison County, SD Courts