Juvenile Delinquency in Hamlin, SD
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Hamlin 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 8 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Hamlin County. Of that total, 0% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 0 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Hamlin County, are focusing on family health and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Hamlin County juvenile delinquency statistics will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Hamlin County, SD
|Total Square Miles:||538|
|County Contact:|| PO BOX 237
Hayti , SD 57241-0237