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Juvenile Delinquency in Minnehaha, SD

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Minnehaha 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 1710 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Minnehaha County. Of that total, 52% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 884 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.

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

Juvenile Cases Number of cases
Delinquency10,091
Dependency0
Status14,974

Government of Minnehaha County, SD

County Seat: Sioux Falls
Government Type: County
Authority: Dillon's Rule
Year Organized: 1862
Total Square Miles: 814
2019 Population: 188,616
Persons/Square Mile: 0.00
County Contact: 415 N Dakota Ave
County Administration Building
Sioux Falls , SD 57104-2412
http://www.minnehahacounty.org/

Minnehaha County, SD Courts