Juvenile Delinquency in Barron, WI
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Barron County, juvenile delinquency issues are on the rise. There are many reasons for the rise in youth offenders. The juvenile sentence in Wisconsin often depends on the severity of the crime, the number of crimes, and other family matters.
In 2017, a total of 138 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Barron County. Of that total, 12% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 16 court cases. Another 79% were dependency cases that accounted for 109 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Barron County, are focusing on family therapy and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Barron County juvenile delinquency numbers will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Barron County, WI
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|County Contact:|| 330 E La Salle Ave
Barron , WI 54812-1540
Barron County, WI Courts
Barron County Circuit Court
Address: 1420 WI-25 #2601, Barron, WI 54812