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Juvenile delinquency petitions filed in Wisconsin

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These are the formally filed cases opened in a Circuit Court alleging that the youth between the ages of 10 and 16 has committed an offense that would be considered a crime if committed by an adult. These data may have been influenced by the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, starting in 2020.

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In December 2011, Portage County joined the other 71 Wisconsin counties in the full implementation of Consolidated Court Automation Programs (CCAP), which helps local clerks and court staff more easily and uniformly track and manage circuit court cases. Information for Portage County for 2011 or prior years may not be complete, and this is indicated with N.A. (not available).

Last Updated

June 2023