• 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.

    J.B. Van Hollen
  • DOJ Partners with DOC on Drug Abuse Prevention

    On April 23, 2014, through a joint effort by the Wisconsin Departments of Justice and Corrections, an inmate panel from Robert E. Ellsworth Correctional Center in Union Grove visited Monticello Middle School to share with students their experiences with drug abuse.

    Inmate Panel at Monticello Middle School on April 23, 2014
  • Take Part in the Next Rx Drug “Take-Back” Day

    By dropping off your unused, unwanted or expired Rx drugs, you can help prevent Rx drug diversion and misuse. Get rid of your unused Rx drugs at the upcoming Prescription Drug Take-Back Day April 26, between 10 am and 2 pm.  Through aggressive enforcement, education and community participation, we can save lives.

    RX Take Back Day
  • Attorney General’s Summit on Public Safety

    The 2014 Attorney General's Summit on Public Safety will look at two crimes that affect communities across Wisconsin -- heroin abuse and domestic violence. This year’s Summit will explore how we can continue to partner to address these threats to Wisconsin families.

    Protecting Families
  • DOJ Exceptional Service Awards

    The Wisconsin Department of Justice invites you to submit nominations for the newly established Exceptional Service Awards. Recipients will be recognized annually at the Attorney General’s Summit. 

    DOJ Exceptional Service Awards

News Releases

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 10:04
AG Van Hollen and DNR Secretary Cathy Stepp Remind Residents to Drop Off Their Unwanted Prescription Drugs This Weekend
Wed, 04/23/2014 - 08:58
Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen encourages Communities to Remember Drug Endangered Children (DEC) Awareness Day
Tue, 04/22/2014 - 14:36
attorney general j.b. van hollen announces new website dedicated to medical forensics
Tue, 04/22/2014 - 11:30
Fri, 04/18/2014 - 13:06
Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen Statement on the United States Court of Appeals Decision in Laborers Local 236, AFL-CIO v. Walker
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