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Juvenile Delinquency in Sawyer, WI

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Sawyer 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 172 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Sawyer County. Of that total, 17% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 30 court cases. Another 10% were dependency cases that accounted for 18 of the juvenile cases.

A lot of counties, including, Sawyer County, are focusing on family health and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Sawyer County juvenile delinquency statistics will show whether or not this approach is working.

Juvenile Cases Number of cases
Delinquency1,349
Dependency131
Status2,076

Government of Sawyer County, WI

County Seat: Hayward
Government Type: County
Authority: Dillon's Rule
Year Organized: 1883
Total Square Miles: 1,350
2019 Population: 16,418
Persons/Square Mile: 0.08