Juvenile Delinquency in Lincoln, SD
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Lincoln 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 156 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Lincoln County. Of that total, 59% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 92 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Lincoln County, are focusing on family therapy and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Lincoln County juvenile delinquency numbers will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Lincoln County, SD
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|County Contact:|| 100 E 5Th St
Canton , SD 57013-1798
Lincoln County, SD Courts
Lincoln County Circuit Court
Address: 104 N Main Street, Canton, SD 57013