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Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen Announces New Bureau Director in the Department of Justice, Division of Criminal Investigation

 

Jody Wormet will oversee the division's Special Operations Bureau.

 

MADISON — Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen announced the appointment of Jody R. Wormet of DeForest to the position of Bureau Director in the Department of Justice, Division of Criminal Investigation (DCI). Wormet, a 17-year law enforcement veteran will oversee the division's Special Operations Bureau, which includes the Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Program and Task Force, the Wisconsin Statewide Information Center (WSIC, which is the state's intelligence fusion center), Homeland Security, Technical Services, Amber Alert, Wisconsin Center For Missing and Exploited Children and Adults, the Wisconsin Crime Alert Network, the Computer and Digital Forensic Sections, Gaming, Training and Standards, the DCI Tactical Team, Internal Affairs and the Public and Criminal Records sections.

 

“Jody Wormet has devoted his life's work to law enforcement and public safety. He is uniquely qualified for this position, and I'm pleased to be able to appoint him to this critical post in the DCI,” Attorney General Van Hollen said.

 

Wormet, originally from Wisconsin Dells, was previously the Special Agent In Charge of the WSIC. He holds a Bachelor's Degree from the University of Wisconsin -- Madison in Behavioral Science and is completing his Master's Degree in Homeland Defense Studies at the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, CA.

 

Ed Wall, DCI Administrator, stated “Jody Wormet is talented law enforcement professional with wide-ranging experience, and I'm looking forward to having him on the DCI Executive Staff.”