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Juvenile Delinquency in Alachua, FL

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Alachua County, juvenile delinquency crimes are on the rise. There are many reasons for the increase in youth offenders. The juvenile sentence in Florida often depends on the severity of the crime, the number of offenses, and other family matters.

In 2017, a total of 929 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Alachua County. Of that total, 100% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 929 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.

A lot of counties, including, Alachua County, are focusing on family health and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Alachua County juvenile delinquency statistics will show whether or not this approach is working.

Juvenile Cases Number of cases
Delinquency15,902
Dependency0
Status236

Government of Alachua County, FL

County Seat: Gainesville
Government Type: County
Authority: Home Rule
Year Organized: 1824
Total Square Miles: 969
2019 Population: 266,944
Persons/Square Mile: 0.00

Alachua County, FL Courts