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Andrew Warren calls for expansion of civil citations in Hillsborough County

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A report issued by a children’s advocacy group last week singled out Hillsborough County as one of three outliers in the state when it comes to its propensity towards arresting juveniles. Unlike so many other counties in Florida who have adopted the use of writing out civil citations instead of arrests when it comes to juveniles, the report by the Children’s Campaign revealed that Hillsborough issued civil citations over arrests in only 32 percent of eligible cases in 2014-15, a dramatic number when…

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