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

DOC: Violation Response and Revocation Town Hall
Nov 18 2020

Don't miss the next virtual town hall meeting hosted by the Secretary of the Department of Corrections, Kevin A. Carr on Wednesday, November 18 at 9:30 am. This town hall event is part of series used to discuss the strategic priorities for our agency with key stakeholders. During this town hall, DOC leadership will discuss Violation Response and Revocation.

RSAT: Addressing the Special Needs of Clients based on Gender, Race, and Culture - Practitioner Tools
Nov 18 2020

While addressing the needs of female clients, screening and assessment are critical steps for ensuring that individuals receive services and clinical support.  Ethnicity, race, and gender plays an important role in treatment and therapy modalities. Cultural dynamics impact communication, screening, referrals, interventions, and substance use disorders and its relationship to diversity issues.

 

WATCP: Teleservices: Using Technology to Enhance Treatment Court Operations
Nov 19 2020

In today’s tech-savvy world, computers, smartphones, and videoconferencing offer new opportunities for drug courts to serve clients and address staff training needs. The Center for Court Innovation, in partnership with the Bureau of Justice Assistance, is piloting technology initiatives with problem-solving courts in several states. These jurisdictions are using technology to increase capacity, address treatment barriers, supervise clients, and provide training for staff.

Articles

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.

 

TAD Participant Outcome Summary and Cost-Benefit Report Now Available
Jun 05 2020

Between 2014 and 2018, TAD program admissions grew 150%, coinciding with over $5 million in additional funding awarded. During these five years, 6,125 admissions were reported across approximately 83 Treatment Alternatives and Diversion (TAD) funded treatment courts or diversion programs in 52 counties and three tribes across Wisconsin.