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MADISON – Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen today announced the appointment of Joesph Libowsky as the Coordinator for the Wisconsin Crime Alert Network.
Joseph Libowsky began his position as Coordinator for the Wisconsin Crime Alert Network in January of 2011. Joe is a former Special Agent with the U.S. Department of Transportation, Office of Inspector General. Joe received a B.S. in Criminal Justice Administration from San Diego State University.
As Crime Alert Network Coordinator, Joe will be training law enforcement agencies throughout the State on using the Network. He will also be giving presentations to various business groups to enlist their support and encourage their participation in the Crime Alert Network. Wisconsin will be one of the only states in the country with such a program.
“I am very pleased that Joseph Libowsky has joined the Wisconsin Department of Justice,” said Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen. “I know his addition to DOJ will further strengthen our partnership with law enforcement.”
Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen created the Wisconsin Crime Alert Network based upon a Minnesota program. The network allows law enforcement agencies to send out crime alert bulletins to businesses and the public about crime which may affect them. The program will assist businesses in preventing and deterring crime, as well as assist police departments in solving crime and apprehending criminals. The alert can be tailored to specific types of businesses and geographic regions in order to provide the most useful information to those who are voluntary members of the network.