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Brett Blomme
Aug 9, 2021

Former Wisconsin judge to plead guilty to child porn charges

A former juvenile court judge in Wisconsin has reached a deal with prosecutors to resolve a host of child pornography charges filed against him earlier this year.

Aug 5, 2021

Justice Department finishes school safety grant program

The state Department of Justice has finished handing out $100 million in grants to bolster school safety, the agency announced Thursday.

Jun 22, 2021

Report: DOJ officials likely didn’t create hostile workplace

Three high-level state Justice Department administrators likely didn't contribute to a hostile workplace environment, according to newly released department records.

May 18, 2021

Budget committee to weigh cameras for Capitol officers

The Legislature's budget-writing committee is set this week to consider whether to buy body cameras for state Capitol police officers.

May 11, 2021

Department of Justice investigating Iowa County homicide

The Wisconsin Department of Justice said Tuesday its Division of Criminal Investigation is heading up a homicide investigation in Iowa County.

Apr 28, 2021

Kaul launches clergy sexual abuse probe

The state Department of Justice has launched a sweeping investigation of sexual assault in Catholic churches and orders across Wisconsin, Attorney General Josh Kaul announced Tuesday.

Apr 14, 2021

Wisconsin DOJ gets sexual-assault kit tracking database

The Wisconsin Department of Justice is setting up a tracking system to trace the status of sexual assault evidence kits in effort to ensure they're processed quickly, Attorney General Josh Kaul announced on Wednesday.

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Mar 16, 2021

Judge Brett Blomme arrested on tentative child-porn charges

Milwaukee County Circuit Court Judge Brett Blomme has been arrested on tentative charges of possession of child pornography, the Wisconsin Department of Justice announced on Monday.

Mar 15, 2021

DOJ obtains $65K judgment for pollution from Milwaukee metal shredder

The Wisconsin Department of Justice obtained a $65,000 judgment against two companies for violating state air pollution control laws with their metal shredder.

Feb 11, 2021

JFC approves farm runoff settlements, dismissal of multi-state post office suit

Wisconsin's Joint Committee on Finance has approved three settlements and the Wisconsin Department of Justice's request for dismissal of a multi-state lawsuit over post-office policies.

Feb 5, 2021

Manufacturing company to pay $172K to resolve violations of state air laws

A Wisconsin manufacturing company will pay nearly $172,000 over violations of state air laws at its Janesville operation.

Jan 21, 2021

Third of Wisconsin police in survey report no body cameras

More than a third of Wisconsin law enforcement agencies that responded to a new survey said they don't use body cameras, according to findings released Thursday.

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