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Juvenile Delinquency in Gilchrist, FL

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Gilchrist 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 40 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Gilchrist County. Of that total, 100% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 40 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.

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

Juvenile Cases Number of cases
Delinquency1,520
Dependency0
Status82

Government of Gilchrist County, FL

County Seat: Trenton
Government Type: County
Authority: Dillon's Rule
Year Organized: 1925
Total Square Miles: 355
2019 Population: 17,743
Persons/Square Mile: 0.02
County Contact: 112 S Main St
County Courthouse
Trenton , FL 32693-3200
http://gilchrist.fl.us/

Gilchrist County, FL Courts