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Parramore was once a hub for juvenile arrests in Orange County, but now delinquency has heightened in other areas. Photo: Joey Roulette.
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High Risk, High Need, High Potential


Orange County has the highest number of juvenile arrests in Florida, and black boys make up the majority of those arrests for crimes charged as felonies. In this fourth installment of Young & Arrested, we look into how the community is changing its approach to how to treat kids who commit crimes.
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A young man attends his hearing at the Thomas S. Kirk Center for Juvenile Justice in Orlando. Photo: Renata Sago.
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From a Classroom to a Courtroom


Orange County has the highest number of juvenile arrests in Florida, and black boys make up the majority of those arrests for crimes charged as felonies. In this third installment of Young & Arrested, one kid breaks a school rule that leads him to facing a felony.
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Photo: Joey Roulette.
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Sent Away To Residential Confinement


Orange County has the highest number of juvenile arrests in Florida. Black boys make up the majority of those arrests for crimes charged as felonies. In this second installment of Young & Arrested, 90.7’s Renata Sago takes us out of Pine Hills into a tough part of Apopka. It’s where one kid’s mistakes landed him in residential confinement hours away from home.
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Central Florida leads the rest of the state in juvenile arrests. Photo: St. Edwards University.
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In Prison By Sixteen


Orange County has the highest number of juvenile arrests in Florida. Black boys make up the majority of those arrests for crimes charged as felonies. In the first installment of Young & Arrested, 90.7’s Renata Sago takes us to Orlando’s Pine Hills neighborhood, a mixed-income black neighborhood with the state’s highest volume of arrests. It is where one young man landed in prison before he could graduate high school.
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