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Juvenile Delinquency in Holmes, FL

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Holmes 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 44 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Holmes County. Of that total, 100% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 44 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.

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

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Government of Holmes County, FL

County Seat: Bonifay
Government Type: County
Authority: Dillon's Rule
Year Organized: 1848
Total Square Miles: 489
2019 Population: 19,558
Persons/Square Mile: 0.03

Holmes County, FL Courts