Juvenile Delinquency in Hillsborough, FL
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Hillsborough 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 4 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Hillsborough County. Of that total, 100% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 4 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Hillsborough County, are focusing on family health and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Hillsborough County juvenile delinquency statistics will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Hillsborough County, FL
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