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Juvenile Delinquency in Potter, SD

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Potter 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.

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

Juvenile Cases Number of cases
Delinquency35
Dependency0
Status22

Government of Potter County, SD

County Seat: Gettysburg
Government Type: County
Authority: Dillon's Rule
Year Organized: 1875
Total Square Miles: 899
2019 Population: 2,231
Persons/Square Mile: 0.40