Juvenile Delinquency in Hernando, FL
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Hernando 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 481 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Hernando County. Of that total, 100% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 481 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Hernando County, are focusing on family therapy and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Hernando County juvenile delinquency numbers will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Hernando County, FL
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|County Contact:|| 20 N Main St
County Government Center
Brooksville , FL 34601-2817
Hernando County, FL Courts
Hernando County FL Courthouse
Address: 20 N. Main Street, Brooksville, FL 34601