Juvenile Delinquency in Gregory, SD
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Gregory 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 10 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Gregory County. Of that total, 100% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 10 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Gregory County, are focusing on family therapy and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Gregory County juvenile delinquency numbers will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Gregory County, SD
|Total Square Miles:||1,054|
|County Contact:|| PO BOX 437
Burke , SD 57523-0437
Gregory County, SD Courts
Gregory County Circuit Court
Address: 221 E 8th St, Burke, SD 57523