Florida counties fare poor on juvenile civil citation rates with three-quarters earning an F grade

Florida’s third annual comprehensive study of alternatives to juvenile arrests for common youth misbehavior—called Stepping Up: Florida’s Top Juvenile Civil Citation Efforts 2017—shows three-quarters of all counties earned an F grade. Although Florida’s rate of issuing civil citations to juveniles instead of arresting them went up 10 points over last year’s study to 53 percent, the state still earned an F grade.

2017-11-26T22:35:23-04:00 Sunday, October 22, 2017|

Florida counties fare poorly on juvenile civil citation rates with three-quarters earning an F

Florida’s third annual comprehensive study of alternatives to juvenile arrests for common youth misbehavior—called Stepping Up: Florida’s Top Juvenile Civil Citation Efforts 2017—shows three-quarters of all counties earned an F grade. Although Florida’s rate of issuing civil citations to juveniles instead of arresting them went up 10 points over last year’s study to 53 percent, the state still earned an F grade.

2017-10-22T21:35:16-04:00 Sunday, October 22, 2017|