Welcome from Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen…
Thank you for visiting the Wisconsin Department of Justice. We exist to protect public safety and to serve the people of this great state. It is my honor, as your Attorney General, to stand alongside the outstanding men and women of law enforcement, and those who prosecute crime, as we carry out this mission.
AG Van Hollen, DATCP Caution Public About Travel and Timeshare Scams
AG Van Hollen and DATCP Secretary Brancel are joining the Federal Trade Commission in an effort to educate consumers about how to avoid travel and timeshare scams that can cost consumers thousands of dollars.
Parents of Fallen DCI Special Agent Accept DEA Honors
DCI Special Agent Jay Balchunas was honored Tuesday, May 14, 2013, at a ceremony at the DEA Museum in Arlington, VA. Agent Balchunas was shot on October 29, 2004, while working undercover in Milwaukee. A week later, he passed away at the age of 34. Jay’s parents received two awards recognizing his service and his sacrifice.
News Conference Held to Raise Awareness of Mediation Program
AG Van Hollen and the Metro Milwaukee Foreclosure Mediation Program highlighted the new process for homeowners seeking foreclosure mediation and announced the program’s statewide expansion during a news conference at the Milwaukee Co. Courthouse. Click here for photos.
Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen Publishes Updated "Safe Schools" Manual
The DOJ’s 4th Edition of the “Safe Schools: Legal Resource Manual” includes a new chapter, “Bullying in School,” and updates to search and seizure, questioning of juveniles, the role of Police liaison officer, confidentiality of records, and child abuse investigations in school.