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Jun 22, 2022

Construction site operator found guilty of failing to obtain storm-water permits

A jury has found a Waterford man guilty of failing to carry out storm-water best practices at a Milwaukee construction site, the DOJ announced Monday.

Jun 17, 2022

Teams organized to help with critical incidents at schools

The Wisconsin Department of Justice is creating 12 regional teams to support schools around the state deal with critical incidents such as shootings.

May 17, 2021

DOJ official alleges racial, sexual harassment

A top Wisconsin Department of Justice administrator filed a federal complaint alleging that she's being underpaid and harassed at work because she's a Black woman.

May 2, 2019

Kaul switches DOJ stance in 2 environmental lawsuits

Democratic Attorney General Josh Kaul has changed the state Department of Justice stance to support an environmental advocacy group in lawsuits dealing with dairy farm expansion and high-capacity wells.

Mar 18, 2019

DOJ releases school threat assessment protocols

The state Department of Justice is releasing new guides to help schools identify potential threats.

May 21, 2018

DOJ spent $1,000 to send attorney to ADF conference

Wisconsin taxpayers paid about $1,000 to send one of Republican Attorney General Brad Schimel's top lawyers to a Christian legal advocacy group's West Coast conference last summer even though Schimel himself considered his own appearance there a political or personal event.

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Apr 25, 2018

AG: Every school that applies for safety grants should get some money (UPDATE)

The Wisconsin Department of Justice began accepting applications on Tuesday for $100 million in new school-safety grants.

Apr 19, 2018

Sergeant charged with felony for releasing records

The state Department of Justice is prosecuting a Taylor County sheriff's detective for releasing records of two unsolved murders to producers of a national television show.

Feb 5, 2018

DOJ contracts with 2 more labs to test kits

The state Department of Justice is contracting with two more private labs to analyze untested sexual assault kits.

Feb 5, 2018

Wisconsin to fund jail pilot projects to prevent recidivism

The Wisconsin Department of Justice will give four counties $320,000 to develop a model that helps people transition back to their community once they're released from jail.

Feb 2, 2018

DOJ agent resigned after being accused of exposing himself

A state Justice Department agent resigned after he allegedly exposed his genitals at the agency's headquarters, a restaurant and a party, records show.

Dec 8, 2017

Official: Lawsuit could ‘imperil’ Foxconn, other projects

The Wisconsin Department of Justice's solicitor general says a lawsuit challenging an economic development project could "imperil" the $10 billion Foxconn complex and other ventures in the state.

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