• Prescription Drug Take Back Initiative

    On October 17, 2015, the Wisconsin Department of Justice (DOJ) will coordinate a Prescription Drug Take Back Initiative throughout Wisconsin.

    RX Take Back Day
  • Wisconsin State Trooper Killed in the Line of Duty

    Wisconsin State Trooper Trevor J. Casper was shot and killed in the line of duty, by a bank robbery suspect, on March 24th, 2015. AG Brad Schimel reflects on the life of Trooper Casper.

    Wisconsin State Trooper Trevor J. Casper
  • CCW Annual Reports

    Annually the Department of Justice is required to provide to the governor and legislature a statistical report concerning the number of applications received for a carrying a concealed weapon (CCW) permit in Wisconsin.

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  • DOJ Exceptional Service Awards

    The Wisconsin Department of Justice invites you to submit nominations for the newly established Exceptional Service Awards. Recipients will be recognized annually at the Attorney General’s Summit. 

    DOJ Exceptional Service Awards
  • Victim Services Providers Praise Move to Add Animal Cruelty to the UCR Program

    Victim services providers and others are praising the move by the FBI’s Criminal Justice Information Services Division to add animal cruelty as a separate offense in the National Incident Based Reporting System, which collects crime data from law enforcement for the UCR Program.

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  • New Protocol for Untested Sexual Assault Kits

    The DOJ is pleased to announce a new protocol to address untested sexual assault kits residing with local law enforcement. The new protocol is the result of work done by the AG’s Sexual Assault Response Team, or SART, which convened for the first time in late 2012. The new protocol more compassionately addresses the needs of victims while ensuring kits that should be tested are forwarded to the lab promptly.

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News Releases

Tuesday, July 28, 2015 - 5:15pm
DOJ Approves Joint Venture Between Watertown Regional Medical Center, LifePoint Health, Inc.
Thursday, July 23, 2015 - 3:30pm
AG Schimel Names New Assistant Attorneys General
Wednesday, July 22, 2015 - 5:15pm
One Wisconsin Institute, Inc. v. Nichol - answer, motion to dismiss, brief filed
Monday, July 20, 2015 - 7:00pm
AG Schimel Releases Remarks on Milwaukee Gun Violence Initiative
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