Wisconsin Criminal Records

  • Wisconsin has 5,771,337 total people (FBI, 2015).
  • Wisconsin is the 31st largest state by population.

Court System

  • The Magistrate Courts hear small claims cases, which gives them the name "people's court."
  • The Family Courts help to settle all family related problems or cases.
  • The Circuit Courts have general jurisdiction and help civil cases with property rights.
  • The Supreme Court (aka Supreme Court of Appeals) hears any cases in which someone lost the case in the circuit court and wants another trial.

Crime Statistics for Wisconsin (FBI, 2015)

Crime Category Reported Cases National Rank
Violent Crime 17,647 28th / 51 (Moderate)
Murder 240 29th / 51 (Moderate)
Rape 1,780 27th / 51 (Moderate)
Robbery 5,232 30th / 51 (Moderate)
Aggravated Assault 10,395 25th / 51 (Moderate)
Property Crime 113,924 25th / 51 (Moderate)
Burglary 19,554 22nd / 51 (Moderate)
Larceny Theft 83,385 25th / 51 (Moderate)
Motor Vehicle Theft 10,985 30th / 51 (Moderate)

Criminal Preview in Wisconsin