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Juvenile Delinquency in Hardee, FL

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Hardee 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 141 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Hardee County. Of that total, 100% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 141 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.

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

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Government of Hardee County, FL

County Seat: Wauchula
Government Type: County
Authority: Dillon's Rule
Year Organized: 1921
Total Square Miles: 638
2019 Population: 27,411
Persons/Square Mile: 0.02

Hardee County, FL Courts