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Juvenile Delinquency in Nassau, FL

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Nassau 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 169 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Nassau County. Of that total, 100% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 169 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.

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

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Government of Nassau County, FL

County Seat: Fernandina Beach
Government Type: County
Authority: Dillon's Rule
Year Organized: 1824
Total Square Miles: 726
2019 Population: 82,721
Persons/Square Mile: 0.01

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