Juvenile Diversion helps eligible young people who have been cited or arrested for an offense to avoid a charge and a juvenile court record.
Young people who have little or no juvenile history and are charged with a lower level offense are eligible.
County Attorney staff facilitates anti-bullying, restorative justice and other intervention services.
Gun violence prevention
Guns cause more deaths than any other weapon used in violent crimes. Cracking down on the illegal use and possession of guns has to be one of the reasons the county’s murder rate has been declining. However, there are still too many shots fired on the streets of Hennepin County.
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