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Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen Announces New Special Agent in Charge of the Wisconsin Statewide Information Center (WSIC) in the Department of Justice -- Division of Criminal Investigation


Christopher DeRemer will oversee operations of Wisconsin's intelligence fusion center.


MADISON — Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen announced the appointment of Christopher DeRemer of Janesville to the position of Special Agent in Charge of the Wisconsin Statewide Information Center (WSIC). As Special Agent in Charge of the WSIC, which became operational in March 2006, DeRemer oversees the state's primary intelligence gathering entity, working with state, local, military and federal agencies.


“Chris brings an extensive skill set in investigation, a go-to attitude and a proven leadership ability to this important post,” Attorney General Van Hollen said.


“I'm very pleased to have Chris DeRemer joining the DCI management team. Chris brings a diverse set of skills and an incredible work ethic to this very challenging position. The citizens of Wisconsin will be well served by his drive and passion for the WSIC mission,” DCI Administrator Ed Wall said.


Prior to becoming WSIC's Special Agent in Charge, DeRemer served with the Division of Criminal Investigation (DCI) for two years as a Special Agent in the Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) and the Technical Services Unit. He also serves on DCI's tactical team.


Before joining DCI, DeRemer spent 17 years with the Department of Natural Resources (DNR). In his last two years as an investigator in the DNR Special Operations Unit, DeRemer was assigned to the WSIC on an inter-agency agreement. A graduate of the University of Wisconsin – Platteville, DeRemer has been acting Special Agent in Charge of the WSIC since June 2012. He assumed his new position August 5, 2012.