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Juvenile delinquency petitions filed 2021 and earlier in Wisconsin

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These data represent the number of 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.

Data Source

Reports of juvenile delinquency petitions filed by year can be found on the state courts website under their circuit court statistics publications. The data, by state and county, can be found on this site in the yearly caseload summary reports here:


N.A. indicates data are not available.

Last Updated

December 2023