NCSC Report Supports Wisconsin's Evidence-Based Practices


(05/23/2012)
The National Center for State Courts (NCSC) recently released a report on the effectiveness of Wisconsin courts' efforts to enhance public safety while reducing recidivism.

Wis. Issues Bid Notice for Fire Upgrades


(03/30/2011)
Sealed bids will be received at the State of Wisconsin Administration Building for fire alarm upgrades at the Kettle Moraine Correctional Institution in Plymouth. The deadline for submission is April 28, 2011 at 2 p.m.

Wis. Correctional Farm Project Halted


(03/25/2011)
Sen. Scott Fitzgerald (R-Juneau) and Rep. Jeff Fitzgerald (R-Horicon) announced plans for a Correctional Farm Consolidation near Fox Lake have been halted.

Wisconsin’s Prison Population Declines After 150 Years


(01/03/2011)
The Wisconsin Department of Corrections has reported a sustained decline in the state’s prison population after more than a century-and-a-half.

Bid Notice Issued for Wisconsin Jail/Justice Center


(10/19/2010)
A bid notice was issued for a $59 million, 183,000-square-foot Eu Claire County Jail. Included in the price tag is the remodeling of the 68,000-square-foot Eu Claire County Courthouse.

Report: Wisconsin Needs $1.2 Billion Prison Expansion


(02/25/2010)
The DOC must add 8,900 beds and replace almost 2,700 existing beds to modernize facilities and relieve overcrowding, according to an independent study.

Wisconsin in $1 Billion Prison Expansion


(02/25/2010)
The DOC must add 8,900 beds and replace almost 2,700 existing beds to relieve modernize facilities and overcrowding, according to an independent study.

Four States Join Mental Health Justice Initiative


(12/04/2009)
The Council of State Governments Justice Center selected the leading judges of Delaware, Idaho, New Hampshire and Wisconsin to participate in the Chief Justices’ Criminal Justice Mental Health Leadership Initiative.