Teens Linked to Sex-Related Crimes in Wisconsin

A Wisconsin Department of Justice report on criminal sex offenses – says most victims of sex-related crimes in the state are teenagers. Data figures broken down by county also reveals that most offenders are also under the age of eighteen. The most common connection shows that the offender knows the victim, but isn’t related – like an acquaintance, neighbor, or roommate. The statewide average for all sex offenses has been on the rise since 2013, with a 14-percent jump from 2013 to 2017.