Youth felony petitions filed in South Dakota

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

Definitions: Number of youth committing a felony, for select counties implementing Juvenile Detention Alternatives Initiative (JDAI).

Minnehaha and Pennington counties began JDAI implementation in 2011.
Brown, Codington, and Davison counties began JDAI implementation in 2018.
Brookings and Yankton counties began JDAI implementation in 2020.

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

Footnotes: UPDATED - September 2021
DATE - Data is for the state fiscal year