• 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
  • AG Van Hollen Cautions Consumers About Travel Schemes

    Summertime is often the season of vacations.  Unfortunately, the cost of travel also makes it a tempting arena for fraudsters.  Membership travel clubs continue to be a source of complaints -- and consumer loss.

  • 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
  • Attorney General Van Hollen Introduces New Website Dedicated to Medical Forensics

    In April, AG Van Hollen announced a new DOJ website dedicated to facilitating training and technical assistance for professionals who practice medical forensics. Healthcare professionals are among the first to come to the aid of sexual assault victims.

    Medical Forensics Program
  • Sign Up Now to Receive Crime Alerts at No Cost

    AG Van Hollen is pleased to announce that anyone can subscribe to receive Crime Alerts through the statewide Crime Alert Network at no cost.  Law enforcement issue alerts by fax, e-mail or text to individuals and business owners to keep them informed on crime in their communities.

    Wisconsin Crime Alert Network

News Releases

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 12:33
Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen Announces Judgment Requiring Brown County Metal Salvage Facility Owner and Operator to Pay $20,000 in Forfeitures, Fees, and Costs
Wed, 07/30/2014 - 11:40
Lancaster Man Charged with 33 Counts of Possessing Child Pornography, Sexual Exploitation and Sexual Assault of a Child
Mon, 07/28/2014 - 13:50
Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen Files Amicus Curiae Brief in the U.S. Supreme Court in the Matter of Heien v. North Carolina
Mon, 07/28/2014 - 13:36
Everett W. Mosher Bound Over for Trial Under State's Sexually Violent Person Statute
Mon, 07/28/2014 - 09:53
Former Drug Task Force Detective Sergeant Convicted of Misconduct in Public Office
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