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The Florida Department of Juvenile Justice (DJJ) civil citation initiative addresses a youth’s behavior at his or her first encounter with the juvenile justice system and provides an alternative to arrest for that child.
Civil citation is vital to DJJ’s efforts to reform the juvenile justice system by giving first-time misdemeanor offenders the opportunity to participate in intervention services at the earliest stage of delinquency. Diverting first-time misdemeanants through civil citation will save millions of dollars that would otherwise be spent if youth were arrested and required to go through formal delinquency processing.
DJJ wants to work with you to make civil citation a success and looks forward to building partnerships with DJJ providers and other community stakeholders to enhance pre-existing civil citation programs and to promote and expand the civil citation process statewide. By intervening at the early stages of delinquency, we can help shape the future of our youth!
Look Here to locate the local Civil Citation Program Provider in your area.
To find out how civil citation can make an impact in your community, contact:
Florida Department of Juvenile Justice
2737 Centerview Drive
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2737 Centerview Drive
Tallahassee, Florida 32399-3100