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Youth felony petitions filed in South Dakota

Youth felony petitions filed

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Definition and Source



Number of youth committing a felony, for select counties.

Minnehaha and Pennington counties began Juvenile Detention Alternatives Initiative (JDAI) implementation in 2011.
Brown, Codington, and Davison counties began JDAI implementation in 2018.
Brookings began JDAI implementation in 2020.
Yankton county began JDAI implementation in 2021. Hughes county began JDAI implementation in 2021.

Data Source

Court Services Department of the South Dakota Unified Judicial System -


DATE - Data is for the state fiscal year

Last Updated

December 2023