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Juvenile Delinquency in Columbia, FL

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

In 2017, a total of 219 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Columbia County. Of that total, 100% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 219 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.

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

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Government of Columbia County, FL

County Seat: Lake City
Government Type: County
Authority: Home Rule
Year Organized: 1832
Total Square Miles: 801
2019 Population: 69,612
Persons/Square Mile: 0.01
County Contact: 135 Ne Hernando Ave , 1529
County Courthouse
Lake City , FL 32055-4003

Columbia County, FL Courts