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Juvenile Delinquency in Fall River, SD

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Fall River 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 26 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Fall River County. Of that total, 69% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 18 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.

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

Juvenile Cases Number of cases
Delinquency614
Dependency0
Status241

Government of Fall River County, SD

County Seat: Hot Springs
Government Type: County
Authority: Dillon's Rule
Year Organized: 1883
Total Square Miles: 1,749
2019 Population: 6,687
Persons/Square Mile: 0.26
County Contact: 906 N River St
County Courthouse
Hot Springs , SD 57747-1309
http://fallriver.sdcounties.org/

Fall River County, SD Courts