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Juvenile Justice Boards & Councils focus on crime prevention in their local communities.
Review DJJ forms by office or by subject. Forms are available for download in multiple file formats.
Juvenile Probation Officers (JPO) assess the needs and risks of youth entering the juvenile justice system.
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The Civil Citation Dashboard contains data on Florida’s use of Civil Citation as an alternative to arrest for 1st time misdemeanants.
The Juvenile Justice System Improvement Project (JJSIP) is a national initiative to reform the juvenile justice system by translating "what works" into everyday practice and policy.
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Youth & Families
Under Florida law (F.S. 985), parents, guardians, and non-custodial parents may be charged for the supervision, care, support, and maintenance of their child in secure detention, home detention, probation supervision, residential commitment, conditional release, and post-commitment probation. Please review the Cost of Care documents below for further information, and direct all questions to your child's Juvenile Probation Officer.
Bajo la ley de Florida (F. 985), los padres, los guardianes, y padres de noncustodial pueden ser cargados para la supervisión, para el cuidado, para el apoyo, y para la conservación de su niño en la detención segura, en casa detención, la supervisión de la libertad condicional, el compromiso residencial, la liberación condicional, y la libertad condicional del poste-compromiso, compromiso no residencial. Revise por favor el Costo de documentos de Cuidado abajo para información adicional, y le dirige todas preguntas a su Oficial Juvenil de la Libertad Condicional del niño.
A bill will be sent each month indicating the amount charged, the dates the child was admitted to and released from the program, or was under supervision, and the total unpaid balance due. The amount due is payable upon receipt of the bill. Additionally, all payments will require the use of your Cost of Care Account Number and DJJID Number. Account balances are only updated on the 1st of every month, if you have any questions about your account please contact us at 1-888-335-3201.
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