Mission: To promote and facilitate the implementation of effective criminal justice policies and practices that maximize justice and the safety of the public.
FY22 Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Application Posted
As required under federal statute, the State of Wisconsin's FY22 Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) application has been posted for public comment.
Wisconsin Diversion Standards Now Available
In Wisconsin, there has been increased interest regarding alternatives to incarceration and diversion of individuals from the criminal justice system into treatment and other appropriate services to meet their assessed needs. Much of this momentum has been focused on problem-solving (or treatment) courts, which have an established model and have increased rapidly in Wisconsin in recent years. However, there has also been an increased interest in and expansion of other types of diversion programs.
Treatment Alternatives and Diversion Program Annual Report Now Available
Wisconsin treatment courts and diversion programs that receive Treatment Alternatives and Diversion (TAD) funding are statutorily required, under Wis. Stat. §165.95, to submit participant data to the Wisconsin Department of Justice. The purpose of this report is to provide an overview of TAD-funded participants who were admitted to treatment courts and diversion programs in 2019 and entered into the Comprehensive Outcome, Research, and Evaluation (CORE) Reporting System.