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Juvenile Delinquency in Putnam, FL

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Putnam 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 306 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Putnam County. Of that total, 100% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 306 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.

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

Juvenile Cases Number of cases
Delinquency13,293
Dependency0
Status34

Government of Putnam County, FL

County Seat: Palatka
Government Type: County
Authority: Dillon's Rule
Year Organized: 1849
Total Square Miles: 827
2019 Population: 73,464
Persons/Square Mile: 0.01
County Contact: 2509 Crill Ave
Suite 300
Palatka , FL 32177-4200
http://www.putnam-fl.com/bocc/

Putnam County, FL Courts