"We at DOJ are your resource for prescription painkiller abuse prevention, crime victim services, concealed weapons permits, open government, background checks and more." -

Attorney General Brad Schimel

From the Attorney General

Sep 7 2017

As top cop and head of the Wisconsin Department of Justice (DOJ), one of my core duties is to provide support to law enforcement in Wisconsin

Concealed Carry Law

Permit application fee now $40; Application form; Training requirements; Annual reports to Legislature and CCW stats

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Crime Victim Services

Navigating the Justice system; Victim rights, compensation; Healing after the crime; Local resources including in-depth policy and advocacy; Connect with OCVS at DOJ

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Office of Open Government

Wisconsin public records, open meetings laws; making a public records request, AG Schimel’s Open Government Summit 2015; Public Records/Open Meetings (PROM) Hotline

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Background Check & Criminal History Information

Record checks; Reading criminal records; Employer information; Removal of Arrest Information or missing disposition information; Challenging a record; Contact Crime Information Bureau

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