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

WATCP - Incentives and Sanctions during COVID
Sep 25 2020

Presented by WATCP, the science of behavior change is complex and knowing how and when to use sanctions and incentives effectively can be challenging. Dr. Shannon Carey will tackle this topic from the point of view of the researcher with an emphasis on application: speficially, how to pull together the information you need to make decisions in staffing and how to deliver the message in court.

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The ‘Medication-First’ Model & Barriers in Accessing Treatment
Sep 30 2020

This webinar will focus on the principles of the Medication-First model (individuals with OUD receive treatment as quickly as possible; maintenance pharmacotherapy is delivered without arbitrary tapering or time limits; individualized psychosocial services are continually offered but not required; and pharmacotherapy is discontinued if it is worsening the individual’s condition), and an open discussion on promoting equity in MOUD treatment opportunities, as well as, special considerations for those with criminal legal system involvement. 

WATCP: Connecting the Dots: A special law enforcement track presented by NDCI
Oct 08 2020

Law enforcement professionals will learn the characteristics of a good working relationship with team members from probation, treatment, and the participants themselves.

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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.