The Department of Corrections discloses the location of sex offenders through registries and maps on its website; it also disseminates alerts to communities when a sex offender moves into the community.
Credit Lukas Keapproth/Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism
James Morgan displays the one-piece tracking unit that he wears at all times. Under state law, certain offenders convicted of violent sex crimes will be tracked with GPS technology for the rest of their lives.
Department of Corrections Secretary Ed Wall says the state prison system is on track to reduce recidivism, but he faced some tough questions from the legislature's finance committee yesterday in defending his $2 billion biennial budget request.
The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) would collect data on hate crimes against the Sikh, Hindu and Arab-American communities, if a letter signed by Wisconsin Congresswoman Gwen Moore has its intended effect.