Trempealeau Co. raises awareness to prevent child abuse

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TREMPEALEAU COUNTY, Wis. (WEAU) -- In 2017, the Trempealeau County Department of Human Services received 501 reports of alleged child abuse or neglect.

According to the Trempealeau County Sheriff's Office, That amounts to 731 alleged child victims in Trempealeau County.

This year alone, the county has already received 72 reports of alleged child abuse or neglect.

The sheriff's office is trying to help "Make Great Childhoods Happen."

Throughout the month of April, the sheriff's office will have various blue ribbons displayed in the courthouse and throughout communities to support the cause.

You can show support by making a donation or by lighting your house or business blue until the end of the month.

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