Juvenile Delinquency in Eau Claire, WI
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Eau Claire 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 438 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Eau Claire County. Of that total, 41% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 178 court cases. Another 20% were dependency cases that accounted for 87 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Eau Claire County, are focusing on family therapy and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Eau Claire County juvenile delinquency numbers will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Eau Claire County, WI
|County Seat:||Eau Claire|
|Total Square Miles:||645|
Eau Claire County, WI Courts
Eau Claire County Circuit Courthouse
Address: 721 Oxford Ave #2220, Eau Claire, WI 54703