From 2014-2018, Dunn County had nearly one and a half times more methamphetamine submissions to the state crime lab than Milwaukee County. (Wisconsin Crime Lab)
In 2016, Dunn County had the third highest percentage (31.8%) of prisoners admitted to state prison that abuse methamphetamine. (Wisconsin Deptartment of Corrections)
In 2017 and 2018, 33% of inmates assessed in Dunn County indicated they used methamphetamine and the average rating for use was chronicled as severe. (Dunn County Criminal Justice Collaborating Council)
From 2015 to July of 2019, MPD investigated 173 incidents resulting in arrests for methamphetamine, delivery of methamphetamine and/or possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine.
Between 2013 -2017, child abuse and neglect reports dramatically increased by 111%. (Dunn County News, 2019)
Out-of-home children placement costs in Dunn County rose from $750,000 to over $1.2 million in one year, between 2017 and 2018 (Solberg, 2019, Leader-Telegram)
From January 2015 through May 2019, the Menomonie Police Department referred 881 juveniles for criminal violations including drugs and violence. (MPD Records)
$424 million is the estimated annual economic cost of methamphetamine use, including the cost of health care and lost productivity. (Wisconsin Department of Health Services)
As of July 24, 2019, there were approximately 2,293 ambulance runs for suspected overdoses with 2,726 naloxone doses administered in West Central Wisconsin. (Wisconsin Suspected Opioid Overdose Report, 2019)
897,000 people 12 years and older currently use meth (U.S. Department of Justice’s 2017 National Drug Threat Assessment Report)
5716 people died in the U.S. as a result of methamphetamine overdose. (U.S. Department of Justice’s 2017 National Drug Threat Assessment)
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