Vision Statement

Vision: To make the criminal justice system a better investment toward improving the quality of life in Wisconsin.

Mission: To promote and facilitate the implementation of effective criminal justice policies and practices that maximize justice and the safety of the public.

Events

SAMHSA: Transforming Dispatch and Crisis Response Services: Meeting Challenges with Innovation
Mar 02 2021

Historically, law enforcement has been the default response to all 911 calls for service, including incidents involving individuals experiencing crises related to behavioral health disorders and/or intellectual and developmental disabilities. It has been observed that many of these incidents are service-based calls, where the presence of law enforcement may not be needed. In recent years, communities have increased efforts to reorganize their crisis response systems, training 911 call-takers and dispatchers to shift away from directing law enforcement as first responders to these calls.

State Criminal Justice Coordinating Council Meeting
Mar 03 2021

This is the date and time set for a State CJCC Meeting. The agenda is attached.

Beyond Alcohol — The Challenges of Supervising the Drug-Impaired Driver
Mar 10 2021

In 2016, 43% of fatally injured drivers from impaired driving crashes had a known test result that was positive for both drugs and alcohol. Studies have shown that as many as 40% of individuals arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol may in fact have a number of illegal drugs in their system that went undetected. The growing number of states that have legalized recreational marijuana and the increased abuse of prescription drugs have created an increased threat to our roadways.

Articles

Treatment Alternatives and Diversion Program Annual Report Now Available
Jan 19 2021

Wisconsin treatment courts and diversion programs that receive Treatment Alternatives and Diversion (TAD) funding are statutorily required, under Wis. Stat. §165.95, to submit participant data to the Wisconsin Department of Justice. The purpose of this report is to provide an overview of TAD-funded participants who were admitted to treatment courts and diversion programs in 2019 and entered into the Comprehensive Outcome, Research, and Evaluation (CORE) Reporting System.

FY20 Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Application Posted
Sep 21 2020

As required under federal statute, the State of Wisconsin's FY20 Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) application has been posted for public comment.

 

FY20 Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Application Posted
Sep 21 2020

As required under federal statute, the State of Wisconsin's FY20 Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) application has been posted for public comment.