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Juvenile Delinquency in Gulf, FL

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Gulf 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 29 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Gulf County. Of that total, 100% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 29 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.

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

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Government of Gulf County, FL

County Seat: Port Saint Joe
Government Type: County
Authority: Dillon's Rule
Year Organized: 1925
Total Square Miles: 756
2019 Population: 16,160
Persons/Square Mile: 0.05
County Contact: 1000 Cecil G Costin Sr Blvd
County Courthouse
Port Saint Joe , FL 32456-1653

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