Juvenile Delinquency in Trempealeau, WI
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Trempealeau 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 85 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Trempealeau County. Of that total, 14% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 12 court cases. Another 59% were dependency cases that accounted for 50 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Trempealeau County, are focusing on family therapy and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Trempealeau County juvenile delinquency numbers will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Trempealeau County, WI
|Total Square Miles:||742|
|County Contact:|| 36245 Main St
Whitehall , WI 54773-9139