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Juvenile Delinquency in Sarasota, FL

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Sarasota 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 582 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Sarasota County. Of that total, 100% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 582 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.

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

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Government of Sarasota County, FL

County Seat: Sarasota
Government Type: County
Authority: Home Rule
Year Organized: 1921
Total Square Miles: 725
2019 Population: 419,119
Persons/Square Mile: 0.00

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