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Florida Holds Highest Rate of Juveniles in Adult Prison - Santa Rosa's Press Gazette

Data from the Florida Department of Juvenile Justice (DJJ) reveals that Escambia, Santa Rosa, Okaloosa, and Walton Counties have the highest rate of direct-filed juveniles in the state. Read more.
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Nearly a Quarter of Confined Juveniles Nationwide Held for Noncriminal Infractions - The Pew Charitable Trusts

New data from the U.S. Department of Justice's Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) shows that 23 percent of juveniles are placed in residential facilities for status offenses or technical violations of supervision.…