CHIPS petitions filed in Wisconsin

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Definitions: This is the number of formally filed Child in Need of Protection and Services (CHIPS) petitions filed in a Circuit Court, alleging maltreatment of a child. These figures do not include termination of parental rights or waiver of parental consent cases. These data may have been influenced by the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, starting in 2020.

Data Source: Wisconsin Consolidated Court Programs:

Footnotes: 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.