§ 165.015 Duties
§ 165.017 Review of certain detentions or petitions for commitment
§ 165.02 Federal appropriations adjustments
§ 165.055 Appointments
§ 165.065 Assistant attorneys general; antitrust
§ 165.066 Assistant attorney general; unemployment insurance law enforcement
§ 165.08 Power to compromise
§ 165.09 Removal of barriers to trade or movement of dairy products
§ 165.10 Deposit of settlement funds
§ 165.12 Opioid settlement
§ 165.25 Duties of department of justice
§ 165.255 Representation in sexually violent person commitment proceedings
§ 165.26 Department of justice may have cases printed
§ 165.28 Office of school safety
§ 165.30 Collection of delinquent obligations
§ 165.40 Acquisition of hospitals
§ 165.50 Criminal investigation
§ 165.505 Internet crimes against children and human trafficking; administrative subpoena
§ 165.51 State fire marshal
§ 165.55 Arson investigation
§ 165.60 Law enforcement
§ 165.63 Access to firearm prohibition orders
§ 165.65 Drug disposal program
§ 165.68 Address confidentiality program
§ 165.70 Investigation of statewide crime
§ 165.71 Human trafficking resource center hotline poster
§ 165.72 Controlled substances hotline and rewards for controlled substances tips
§ 165.75 Crime laboratories
§ 165.755 Crime laboratories and drug law enforcement surcharge
§ 165.76 Submission of human biological specimen
§ 165.765 Biological specimen; force and immunity
§ 165.77 Deoxyribonucleic acid analysis and data bank
§ 165.775 Sexual assault kits
§ 165.776 Sexual assault kit tracking system
§ 165.78 Information center; training activities
§ 165.785 Crime alert network
§ 165.79 Evidence privileged
§ 165.80 Cooperation with other state departments
§ 165.81 Disposal of evidence
§ 165.82 Criminal history search fee
§ 165.825 Information link
§ 165.827 Transaction information for the management of enforcement system; fees
§ 165.8285 Transaction information for management of enforcement system; department of corrections records
§ 165.8287 Transaction information for management of enforcement system; department of transportation photographs
§ 165.83 Criminal identification, records and statistics
§ 165.84 Cooperation in criminal identification, records and statistics
§ 165.845 Collection and reporting of crime and criminal justice data
§ 165.85 Law enforcement standards board
§ 165.86 Law enforcement training
§ 165.87 Body cameras and law enforcement
§ 165.88 Grants for school safety
§ 165.89 Grants to certain counties for law enforcement programs
§ 165.90 County-tribal law enforcement programs
§ 165.91 Grants to tribes for law enforcement programs
§ 165.92 Tribal law enforcement officers; powers and duties
§ 165.93 Sexual assault victim services; grants
§ 165.94 Global positioning system pilot programs; grants
§ 165.95 Alternatives to incarceration; grant program
§ 165.955 Drug court; grant program
§ 165.957 Frequent testing for use of alcohol or a controlled substance; pilot program
§ 165.96 Child advocacy grants
§ 165.967 Court appointed special advocates; grants
§ 165.982 Weed and seed project grants
§ 165.983 Law enforcement technology grants
§ 165.984 Law enforcement drug trafficking response grants
§ 165.986 Beat patrol officers; grant program
§ 165.987 Youth diversion programs; grant program
§ 165.989 Community-oriented policing-house grant program

Terms Used In Wisconsin Statutes > Chapter 165 - Department of justice

  • Bail: Security given for the release of a criminal defendant or witness from legal custody (usually in the form of money) to secure his/her appearance on the day and time appointed.
  • Bankruptcy: Refers to statutes and judicial proceedings involving persons or businesses that cannot pay their debts and seek the assistance of the court in getting a fresh start. Under the protection of the bankruptcy court, debtors may discharge their debts, perhaps by paying a portion of each debt. Bankruptcy judges preside over these proceedings.
  • County board: means the county board of supervisors. See Wisconsin Statutes 990.01
  • Deed: The legal instrument used to transfer title in real property from one person to another.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Defense attorney: Represent defendants in criminal matters.
  • Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
  • Donor: The person who makes a gift.
  • Fire department: includes a department under…. See Wisconsin Statutes 990.01
  • Foreclosure: A legal process in which property that is collateral or security for a loan may be sold to help repay the loan when the loan is in default. Source: OCC
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • Grantor: The person who establishes a trust and places property into it.
  • Grantor: includes every person from or by whom any freehold estate or interest passes in or by any deed; and "grantee" includes every person to whom any such estate or interest passes in like manner. See Wisconsin Statutes 990.01
  • Highway: includes all public ways and thoroughfares and all bridges upon the same. See Wisconsin Statutes 990.01
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • Joint committee: Committees including membership from both houses of teh legislature. Joint committees are usually established with narrow jurisdictions and normally lack authority to report legislation.
  • Land: includes lands, tenements and hereditaments and all rights thereto and interests therein. See Wisconsin Statutes 990.01
  • Lawsuit: A legal action started by a plaintiff against a defendant based on a complaint that the defendant failed to perform a legal duty, resulting in harm to the plaintiff.
  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • Municipality: includes cities and villages; it may be construed to include towns. See Wisconsin Statutes 990.01
  • Oversight: Committee review of the activities of a Federal agency or program.
  • Police department: includes a department under…. See Wisconsin Statutes 990.01
  • Police officer: includes a person serving under…. See Wisconsin Statutes 990.01
  • Preliminary hearing: A hearing where the judge decides whether there is enough evidence to make the defendant have a trial.
  • Presiding officer: A majority-party Senator who presides over the Senate and is charged with maintaining order and decorum, recognizing Members to speak, and interpreting the Senate's rules, practices and precedents.
  • Probable cause: A reasonable ground for belief that the offender violated a specific law.
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • Prosecute: To charge someone with a crime. A prosecutor tries a criminal case on behalf of the government.
  • Public debt: Cumulative amounts borrowed by the Treasury Department or the Federal Financing Bank from the public or from another fund or account. The public debt does not include agency debt (amounts borrowed by other agencies of the Federal Government). The total public debt is subject to a statutory limit.
  • Public defender: Represent defendants who can't afford an attorney in criminal matters.
  • railroad company: include any person managing, maintaining, operating or in possession of a railroad, whether as owner, contractor, lessee, mortgagee, trustee, assignee or receiver. See Wisconsin Statutes 990.01
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • real property: includes lands, tenements and hereditaments and all rights thereto and interests therein. See Wisconsin Statutes 990.01
  • Registered nurse: includes a registered nurse who holds a multistate license, as defined in…. See Wisconsin Statutes 990.01
  • Remainder: An interest in property that takes effect in the future at a specified time or after the occurrence of some event, such as the death of a life tenant.
  • Remand: When an appellate court sends a case back to a lower court for further proceedings.
  • Statute of limitations: A law that sets the time within which parties must take action to enforce their rights.
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.
  • Sworn: includes "affirmed" in all cases where by law an affirmation may be substituted for an oath. See Wisconsin Statutes 990.01
  • Temporary restraining order: Prohibits a person from an action that is likely to cause irreparable harm. This differs from an injunction in that it may be granted immediately, without notice to the opposing party, and without a hearing. It is intended to last only until a hearing can be held.
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • Week: means 7 consecutive days. See Wisconsin Statutes 990.01