Juvenile Delinquency in Richland, WI
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Richland County, juvenile delinquency offenses are on the rise. There are many reasons for the inflation in youth offenders. The juvenile sentence in Wisconsin often depends on the severity of the crime, the number of charges, and other family matters.
In 2017, a total of 137 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Richland County. Of that total, 30% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 41 court cases. Another 22% were dependency cases that accounted for 30 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Richland County, are focusing on family counseling and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Richland County juvenile delinquency tallies will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Richland County, WI
|County Seat:||Richland Center|
|Total Square Miles:||589|