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Juvenile Delinquency in Suwannee, FL

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Suwannee 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 155 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Suwannee County. Of that total, 100% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 155 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.

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

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Government of Suwannee County, FL

County Seat: Live Oak
Government Type: County
Authority: Dillon's Rule
Year Organized: 1858
Total Square Miles: 692
2019 Population: 44,190
Persons/Square Mile: 0.02

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