Juvenile Delinquency in Buffalo, WI
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Buffalo 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 35 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Buffalo County. Of that total, 0% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 0 court cases. Another 100% were dependency cases that accounted for 35 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Buffalo County, are focusing on family therapy and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Buffalo County juvenile delinquency numbers will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Buffalo County, WI
|Total Square Miles:||710|
|County Contact:|| 407 S 2nd Street
Alma , WI 54610-9715