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 Unveils Heroin Prevention Campaign
AG Van Hollen has joined first responders to introduce a statewide public awareness campaign to prevent Heroin use. The multimedia campaign, The Fly Effect, was developed by the Wisconsin DOJ to educate teens, young adults and others about Heroin and the consequences – potentially deadly consequences -- of using this highly dangerous illegal drug.
AG Van Hollen and Wausau Schools Host Online Safety Event
Before nearly 600 sixth-grade students, their teachers and caregivers, Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen and Horace Mann Middle School Principal Dr. Julie Sprague hosted Wisconsin’s first-ever “Good to Know” school road show, designed by Google to educate kids about how to stay safe online. The 45-minute “digital citizenship” program was tailored specifically for the age group.
Stopping the Spread of Synthetic Cannabinoids: Operation Results in 25 Arrests
The Wisconsin Department of Justice takes the threats posed by synthetic marijuana and bath salts seriously. What may be most troubling are the measures undertaken by those who attempt to manufacture these synthetics – ever so slightly altering the chemical composition in an attempt to evade enforcement, prosecution and regulatory efforts.