Wisconsin prison officials announced Monday they will a ban on in-person visits later this month as the COVID-19 pandemic subsides.
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A report from the Wisconsin Department of Administration shows state agencies within the criminal-justice system spent more than $97 million on services from outside contractors in fiscal year 2020.Read More »
The warden of a maximum-security prison in southern Wisconsin has resigned and 11 other workers have quit, been suspended or fired in connection with an April escape, state corrections officials said on Thursday.Read More »
Two inmates with preexisting conditions joined together with Disability Rights Wisconsin and criminal defense attorneys on Friday to ask the state Supreme Court to release elderly and vulnerable inmates from the state prisons who would be at greatest risk from the coronavirus outbreak.Read More »
The Wisconsin Department of Corrections must make a series of changes at Wisconsin's juvenile prisons to "drastically reduce," by July 21, the use of solitary confinement, pepper spray and shackles on young inmates, a federal judge ruled Monday.Read More »