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|
Government of Fall River County, SD
|County Seat:||Hot Springs|
|Total Square Miles:||1,749|
|County Contact:|| 906 N River St
Hot Springs , SD 57747-1309
Fall River County, SD Courts
Fall River County Circuit Court
Address: 906 N River St, Hot Springs, SD 57747