Statistics on children, youth and families in Florida from the Annie E. Casey Foundation and the Florida Policy Institute
Definition and Source
The number of delinquency cases committed to the Department of Juvenile Justice at a restrictiveness level defined by statute for the purpose of exercising active control of the child. The residential commitment programs range from low-security programs for less serious offenders to long-term programs for more severe juvenile offenders.
Office of Research and Data Integrity, Florida Department of Juvenile Justice, Tallahassee, FL
Data for groups less than 10 are represented by an * due to confidentiality.