Juvenile Delinquency in Sumter, FL
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Sumter 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 148 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Sumter County. Of that total, 100% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 148 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Sumter County, are focusing on family health and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Sumter County juvenile delinquency statistics will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Sumter County, FL
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Sumter County, FL Courts
Sumter County FL Courthouse
Address: 215 E. McCollum Avenue, Bushnell, FL 33513