The National Crime Information Center (NCIC), which is part of the Criminal Justice Information Services Division within the Federal Bureau of Investigation, provides every state with a monthly report detailing statistics regarding the number of missing persons in the state that month.  The numbers reflect the total, active missing person cases reported to NCIC for that month.  The most recent statistics available for Wisconsin are as follows:


Wisconsin Missing Person Statistics as of June 30, 2015

Total missing persons in Wisconsin: 1005


Missing Children (17 and younger)
Breakdown by gender  
Male 347
Female 356
Breakdown by NCIC category*  
Involuntary 4
Endangered 287
Disabled 0
Catastrophe 1
Juvenile 410
Other 1
Missing Adults (18 and older)
Breakdown by gender  
Male 171
Female 131
Breakdown by NCIC category*  
Involuntary 32
Endangered 91
Disabled 45
Catastrophe 8
Juvenile 72
Other 54



*NCIC Categories
For statistical purposes, each victim is assigned to the category that is most applicable. 


Involuntary: Are missing under circumstances indicating their disappearance may not have been voluntary.

Are missing under circumstances indicating that they may be in physical danger.


Have a proven physical or mental disability.


Are missing after a catastrophe.


Under the age of 21 and do not meet the above criteria.