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: From Siloes to Collaboration: Linking Health Care, Public Safety, and Behavioral Health: Part 2—Aligning Regional Responses with Identified Needs and Resources
May 18 2021

Part 2 of this series focuses on planning considerations and practical steps for adapting cross-disciplinary partnership models to support individuals with mental and substance use disorders within diverse regional settings. Participants will hear from a local program about strategies for planning, scaling, and implementing behavioral health and criminal legal system partnerships that are consistent with identified regional needs and resources such as population size, geographic size, staffing, training needs, technological supports, and funding.

State CJCC Data Sharing/Outcomes, Trends, and Indicators Subcommittee
May 18 2021

This is the date set for a meeting of the State CJCC Data Sharing/Outcomes, Trends, and Indicators Subcommittee. An agenda will be posted closer to the meeting date.

COSSAP: Law Enforcement-Led Diversion and Mental Health and Opioid Outreach Innovations
May 20 2021

The purpose of this presentation is to demonstrate the significant impact first responder-led diversion can have in connecting overdose survivors and those with mental health disorders to treatment. Retired Deputy Chief Mitch Cunningham from the Wilmington, North Carolina Police Department and Sheriff Daron Hall from the Davidson County Sheriff’s Office in Nashville, Tennessee will highlight the need for diversion and cite examples of the successful programs they have implemented.

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.