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Florida juvenile arrests lowest in 30 years, new report shows

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Gov. Rick Scott announced Tuesday that Florida juvenile arrests have hit their lowest level since 1984, according to the latest delinquency report released by the Department of Juvenile Justice. “Florida is committed to ensuring our communities remain safe, and the ongoing decline in juvenile arrests shows that our focus on prevention programs is working,” Scott said. “We will continue to make important investments in DJJ to make Florida’s juvenile justice system a national leader and ensure our children have the…

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