(4) Deputization by sheriff.
Nothing in this section limits the authority of a county sheriff to depute a tribal law enforcement officer under s. 59.26 (5)
, including the authority to grant law enforcement and arrest powers outside the territory described in sub. (2) (b)
. Deputization of a tribal law enforcement officer by a sheriff shall not limit the powers and duties granted to the officer by sub. (2)
NOTE: 1993 Wis. Act 407
, which creates this section, contains extensive explanatory notes.
Sexual assault victim services; grants. 165.93(1)(a)
"Department" means the department of justice.
"Victim" means an individual who has been sexually assaulted, regardless of whether the sexual assault has been reported to any governmental agency.
The department shall provide grants to eligible organizations from the appropriations under s. 20.455 (5) (e)
to provide services for sexual assault victims.
An organization is eligible to apply for and receive a grant under this section if the organization meets all of the following criteria:
The organization is a nonprofit corporation or a public agency.
The organization provides or proposes to provide, either directly or through a contract, subcontract, service agreement or collaborative agreement with other organizations, entities or individuals, all of the following for sexual assault victims:
Crisis telephone line services on a 24 hours per day and 7 days per week basis.
Professional education about intervention for sexual assault victims and community education programs for the prevention of sexual assault.
Services for persons living in rural areas, men, children, elderly persons, physically disabled persons, minority groups and other groups of victims that have special needs. This subdivision does not require the applicant to provide services to any group of persons that does not reside in the applicant's service area.
The organization does not receive more than 70% of its operating budget from grants under this section.
The organization does not provide all of its services under subd. 2. a.
by contract, subcontract, service agreement or collaborative agreement with other organizations, entities or individuals.
Whenever the department reviews applications for grants under this section, the department shall consider all of the following:
The need for sexual assault victim services in the community in which the applicant provides services or proposes to provide services.
The degree to which the applicant's services or proposed services are coordinated with other resources in the community and state.
The needs of existing and proposed programs and services.
(3) Reporting requirements.
An organization that receives a grant under this section shall report all of the following information to the department for each fiscal year covered by the grant:
The total expenditures that the organization made on sexual assault victim services in the period for which the grant was provided during that fiscal year.
The number of persons served by general type of sexual assault victim services provided in the period for which the grant was provided during that fiscal year. The department shall identify for organizations the general types of sexual assault services provided.
The number of persons who requested sexual assault victim services in the period for which the grant was provided during that fiscal year but who did not receive the sexual assault victim services that they requested.
(4) List of eligible organizations.
The department shall certify to the government accountability board, on a continuous basis, a list containing the name and address of each organization that is eligible to receive grants under sub. (2)
Global positioning system pilot programs; grants. 165.94(1)(1)
From the appropriation under s. 20.455 (5) (br)
, the department of justice shall provide grants to counties to establish a global positioning system tracking program for persons who are subject to a temporary restraining order or injunction under s. 813.12
Two or more counties may jointly establish and administer a program and apply for and receive a grant under this section.
History: 2013 a. 20
Alternatives to incarceration; grant program. 165.95(1)(1)
In this section, "violent offender" means a person to whom one of the following applies:
The person has been charged with or convicted of an offense in a pending case and, during the course of the offense, the person carried, possessed, or used a dangerous weapon, the person used force against another person, or a person died or suffered serious bodily harm.
The person has one or more prior convictions for a felony involving the use or attempted use of force against another person with the intent to cause death or serious bodily harm.
The department of justice shall make grants to counties to enable them to establish and operate programs, including suspended and deferred prosecution programs and programs based on principles of restorative justice, that provide alternatives to prosecution and incarceration for criminal offenders who abuse alcohol or other drugs. The department of justice shall make the grants from the appropriations under s. 20.455 (2) (em)
, and (kv)
. The department of justice shall collaborate with the departments of corrections and health and family services in establishing this grant program.
Any county that receives a grant under this section on or after January 1, 2012, shall provide matching funds that are equal to 25 percent of the amount of the grant.
A county shall be eligible for a grant under sub. (2)
if all of the following apply:
The county's program is designed to meet the needs of a person who abuses alcohol or other drugs and who may be or has been charged with or who has been convicted of a crime in that county related to the person's use or abuse of alcohol or other drugs.
The program is designed to promote public safety, reduce prison and jail populations, reduce prosecution and incarceration costs, reduce recidivism, and improve the welfare of participants' families by meeting the comprehensive needs of participants.
The program establishes eligibility criteria for a person's participation. The criteria shall specify that a violent offender is not eligible to participate in the program.
Services provided under the program are consistent with evidence-based practices in substance abuse and mental health treatment, as determined by the department of health services, and the program provides intensive case management.
The program uses graduated sanctions and incentives to promote successful substance abuse treatment.
The program provides holistic treatment to its participants and provides them services that may be needed, as determined under the program, to eliminate or reduce their use of alcohol or other drugs, improve their mental health, facilitate their gainful employment or enhanced education or training, provide them stable housing, facilitate family reunification, ensure payment of child support, and increase the payment of other court-ordered obligations.
The program is designed to integrate all mental health services provided to program participants by state and local government agencies and other organizations. The program shall require regular communication among a participant's substance abuse treatment providers, other service providers, the case manager, and any person designated under the program to monitor the person's compliance with his or her obligations under the program and any probation, extended supervision, and parole agent assigned to the participant.
The program provides substance abuse and mental health treatment services through providers that are certified by the department of health services.
The program requires participants to pay a reasonable amount for their treatment, based on their income and available assets, and pursues and uses all possible resources available through insurance and federal, state, and local aid programs, including cash, vouchers, and direct services.
The program is developed with input from, and implemented in collaboration with, one or more circuit court judges, the district attorney, the state public defender, local law enforcement officials, county agencies responsible for providing social services, including services relating to alcohol and other drug addiction, child welfare, mental health, and the Wisconsin Works program, the departments of corrections, children and families, and health services, private social services agencies, and substance abuse treatment providers.
The county complies with other eligibility requirements established by the department of justice to promote the objectives listed in pars. (a)
In implementing a program that meets the requirements of sub. (3)
, a county department may contract with or award grants to a religious organization under s. 59.54 (27)
A county that receives a grant under this section shall create an oversight committee to advise the county in administering and evaluating its program. Each committee shall consist of a circuit court judge, the district attorney or his or her designee, the state public defender or his or her designee, a local law enforcement official, a representative of the county, a representative of each other county agency responsible for providing social services, including services relating to child welfare, mental health, and the Wisconsin Works program, representatives of the departments of corrections and health and family services, a representative from private social services agencies, a representative of substance abuse treatment providers, and other members to be determined by the county.
A county that receives a grant under this section shall comply with state audits and shall submit an annual report to the department of justice and to the oversight committee created under par. (a)
regarding the impact of the program on jail and prison populations and its progress in attaining the goals specified in sub. (3) (b)
In a program funded by a grant under this section, if urine collection for the purposes of a drug test results in the exposure of a program participant's genitals, pubic area, buttock or anus, all of the following must apply:
The person conducting the urine collection for purposes of a drug test is of the same sex as the program participant.
During the urine collection, the program participant is not exposed to the view of any person not conducting the urine collection.
The urine collection is not reproduced through a visual or sound recording.
The program participant's genitals, pubic area, buttock, and anus are not subject to any physical inspection beyond observation of the urine collection.
All staff of the program must strive to preserve the dignity of all program participants subject to urine collection for the purpose of drug testing.
Two or more counties may jointly apply for and receive a grant under this section. If counties submit a joint application, they shall include with their application a written agreement specifying each county department's role in developing, administering, and evaluating the program. The oversight committee established under sub. (5) (a)
shall consist of representatives from each county.
Grants provided under this section shall be provided on a calendar year basis beginning on January 1, 2007. If the department of justice decides to make a grant to a county under this section, the department of justice shall notify the county of its decision and the amount of the grant no later than September 1 of the year preceding the year for which the grant will be made.
Beginning in fiscal year 2012-13, the department of justice shall, every 5 years, make grants under this section available to any county on a competitive basis. A county may apply for a grant under this subsection regardless of whether the county has received a grant previously under this section.
The department of justice shall assist a county receiving a grant under this section in obtaining funding from other sources for its program.
The department of justice shall inform any county that is applying for a grant under this section whether the county meets the requirements established under sub. (3)
, regardless of whether the county receives a grant.
The department of justice shall evaluate every 2 years, the grant program established under this section.
History: 2013 a. 20
Drug court; grant program. 165.955(1)
In this section, "drug court" means a court that diverts a substance-abusing person from prison or jail into treatment by increasing direct supervision of the person, coordinating public resources, providing intensive community-based treatment, and expediting case processing.
From the appropriation under s. 20.455 (2) (eg)
, the department of justice shall provide, to counties that have not established a drug court, grants to establish and operate drug courts.
History: 2013 a. 20
Child advocacy grants.
Beginning in fiscal year 2011-2012, from the appropriation under s. 20.455 (5) (ke)
, the department of justice shall in each fiscal year provide $17,000 to each of the following child advocacy centers for education, training, medical advice, and quality assurance activities:
Child Protection Center in Milwaukee County.
Kenosha Child Advocacy Center in Kenosha County.
Fox Valley Child Advocacy Center in Winnebago County.
Stepping Stones in La Crosse County.
CARE Center in Waukesha County.
Child Advocacy Center of Northeastern Wisconsin in Marathon County.
Chippewa County Child Advocacy Center in Chippewa County.
A child advocacy center in Brown County.
A child advocacy center in Racine County.
A child advocacy center in Walworth County.
Marshfield Child Advocacy Center in Wood County.
History: 2013 a. 20
; Stats. 2013 s. 165.96.