DOVE Academy, Graceville, Florida
January 23, 2011
Twelve are charged after a disturbance at DOVE Academy that led to one staff member being hospitalized and some furniture being damaged at the facility. Five agencies responded to the incident.
DOVE Academy is a privately run “therapeutic community” owned by Twin Oaks Juvenile Development and contracted by the Florida Department of Juvenile Justice. The facility has 38 beds for girls age 15 to 18.
After the disturbance two teenagers are charged as adults with inciting a riot. Eleven others are charged as juveniles with inciting a riot.
“More than a dozen charged in riot“, Floridan, January 24, 2011.