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Juvenile Delinquency in Hendry, FL

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Hendry 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 166 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Hendry County. Of that total, 100% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 166 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.

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

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Government of Hendry County, FL

County Seat: La Belle
Government Type: County
Authority: Dillon's Rule
Year Organized: 1923
Total Square Miles: 1,190
2019 Population: 40,347
Persons/Square Mile: 0.03

Hendry County, FL Courts