Commitments to SD Department of Corrections by Race in South Dakota

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Commitments to SD Department of Corrections by Race

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Note: Non-consecutive years appear adjacent in the trend line
because one or more years have been deselected.

Definitions: The total number of juveniles committed to the Department of Corrections during the reporting period by race. The figure includes youth who have had multiple petitions committing them to the Department of Corrections with separate dispositional dates during the reporting period. 

Data Source: Court Services Department of the South Dakota Unified Judicial System - https://ujs.sd.gov/

Footnotes: UPDATED - October 2022
DATE - Data are for State Fiscal Year.
NA - Data is not reported when there are less than 4 in a matching area, or if the value could be used to calculate another suppressed value.
NOTE - Judges do not place youth in specific facilities or programs pursuant to a Dispositional Order. They commit youth to the Department of Corrections and the Department of Corrections places the youth in a juvenile corrections facility, residential treatment facility, group care facility, or foster care.