To create an incentive for first-time, low-risk offenders to change their behavior, the Dakota County Attorney’s Office has created alternatives to the court system. These programs for adult and juvenile offenders ensure full and prompt payment of restitution to crime victims, hold offenders accountable to society and reduce costs associated with the criminal justice system.
Youth Accountability Programs
Juvenile Peer Court
Juvenile Firesetter Education Program
Truancy Prevention & Intervention
Community Accountability Program for First Time Property Offenders