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Tribal delinquency jurisdiction, 2016

  • State (mandatory)

  • State (other)

  • Federal

  • Not applicable

Wisconsin is a mandatory P.L. 280 state except the Menominee Reservation (retroceded). The Red Cliff Band, Forest County Potawatomi, and Lac Courte Oreilles Tribe reassumed exclusive jurisdiction over ICWA child welfare matters, which may apply. The state's purpose clause of juvenile court is one of 3 states that specifies considerations for AI/AN youth.  See Tribes of Wisconsin and WI Tribal Relations Initiative.

Monitoring data

  • N/A: Insufficient data to compute arrest rates
  • * Rates used to compute ratio based on fewer than 10 observations
  • † White detained rate is 0

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Indicator data, 2017

May report indicator data to the federal juvenile justice agency, but not publicly available.

DMC assessment

Report: Disproportionate Minority Contact in Wisconsin's Juvenile Justice System
Author: Wisconsin Department of Justice
Year: 2014

DMC assessment Geography: State

  • Interviews

  • Surveys

  • Focus groups

  • Multivariate analysis

  • Descriptive statistics

The Wisconsin Department of Justice completed an assessment in 2014 for the whole state. Data was assessed from 2006 to 2012 for African American, Asian, and American Indian youth. Decision points assessed included arrest and detention. Research methods included multivariate analysis.

DMC coordinators

DMC coordinator 2012 2015 2016
Full-time state-level DMC coordinator
Part-time or other state-level staff

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About this project

Juvenile Justice GPS (Geography, Policy, Practice, Statistics) is a project to develop a repository providing state policy makers and system stakeholders with a clear understanding of the juvenile justice landscape in the states.

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