Juvenile Delinquency in Charlotte, FL
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Charlotte County, juvenile delinquency issues are on the rise. There are many reasons for the rise in youth offenders. The juvenile sentence in Florida often depends on the severity of the crime, the number of crimes, and other family matters.
In 2017, a total of 422 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Charlotte County. Of that total, 100% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 422 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Charlotte County, are focusing on family therapy and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Charlotte County juvenile delinquency numbers will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Charlotte County, FL
|County Seat:||Punta Gorda|
|Total Square Miles:||858|
|County Contact:|| 18500 Murdock Cir
County Administration Center
Port Charlotte , FL 33948-1094
Charlotte County, FL Courts
Charlotte County FL Courthouse
Address: 350 E. Marion Avenue, Punta Gorda, FL 33950