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Juvenile Delinquency in Dixie, FL

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Dixie 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 56 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Dixie County. Of that total, 100% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 56 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.

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

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Government of Dixie County, FL

County Seat: Cross City
Government Type: County
Authority: Dillon's Rule
Year Organized: 1921
Total Square Miles: 864
2019 Population: 16,673
Persons/Square Mile: 0.05

Dixie County, FL Courts