Juvenile Delinquency in Price, WI
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Price County, juvenile delinquency crimes are on the rise. There are many reasons for the increase in youth offenders. The juvenile sentence in Wisconsin often depends on the severity of the crime, the number of offenses, and other family matters.
In 2017, a total of 96 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Price County. Of that total, 16% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 15 court cases. Another 24% were dependency cases that accounted for 23 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Price County, are focusing on family health and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Price County juvenile delinquency statistics will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Price County, WI
|Total Square Miles:||1,278|
|County Contact:|| 126 Cherry St
Phillips , WI 54555-1249