§ 165.015 Duties
§ 165.017 Review of certain detentions or petitions for commitment
§ 165.02 Federal appropriations adjustments
§ 165.055 Appointments
§ 165.065 Assistant attorney generals; 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 Limits on expenditure of discretionary settlement funds
§ 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
§ 165.30 Collection of delinquent obligations
§ 165.40 Acquisition of hospitals
§ 165.50 Criminal investigation
§ 165.505 Internet crimes against children; 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
§ 165.78 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 Collect crime data
§ 165.85 Law enforcement standards board
§ 165.86 Law enforcement training
§ 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
§ 165.986 Beat patrol officers; grant program
§ 165.987 Youth diversion programs; grant program
§ 165.989 Community institution security cost reimbursement grants

Terms Used In Wisconsin Statutes > Chapter 165

  • Acquire: when used in connection with a grant of power to any person, includes the acquisition by purchase, grant, gift or bequest. See Wisconsin Statutes 403.504
  • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • Appraisal: A determination of property value.
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Attorney-at-law: A person who is legally qualified and licensed to practice law, and to represent and act for clients in legal proceedings.
  • 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.
  • Common law: The legal system that originated in England and is now in use in the United States. It is based on judicial decisions rather than legislative action.
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • County board: means the county board of supervisors. See Wisconsin Statutes 403.504
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • 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.
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Fire department: includes a department under s. See Wisconsin Statutes 403.504
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • Land: includes lands, tenements and hereditaments and all rights thereto and interests therein. See Wisconsin Statutes 403.504
  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • Litigation: A case, controversy, or lawsuit. Participants (plaintiffs and defendants) in lawsuits are called litigants.
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Month: means a calendar month unless otherwise expressed. See Wisconsin Statutes 403.504
  • Municipality: includes cities and villages; it may be construed to include towns. See Wisconsin Statutes 403.504
  • Oath: includes affirmation in all cases where by law an affirmation may be substituted for an oath. See Wisconsin Statutes 403.504
  • Oversight: Committee review of the activities of a Federal agency or program.
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • Personal property: includes money, goods, chattels, things in action, evidences of debt and energy. See Wisconsin Statutes 403.504
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • Police officer: includes a person serving under s. See Wisconsin Statutes 403.504
  • 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.
  • Promulgate: when used in connection with a rule, as defined under s. See Wisconsin Statutes 403.504
  • 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.
  • Public law: A public bill or joint resolution that has passed both chambers and been enacted into law. Public laws have general applicability nationwide.
  • Qualified: when applied to any person elected or appointed to office, means that such person has done those things which the person was by law required to do before entering upon the duties of the person's office. See Wisconsin Statutes 403.504
  • 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 403.504
  • Registered nurse: includes a registered nurse who holds a multistate license, as defined in s. See Wisconsin Statutes 403.504
  • Remand: When an appellate court sends a case back to a lower court for further proceedings.
  • Restitution: The court-ordered payment of money by the defendant to the victim for damages caused by the criminal action.
  • Service of process: The service of writs or summonses to the appropriate party.
  • Settlement: Parties to a lawsuit resolve their difference without having a trial. Settlements often involve the payment of compensation by one party in satisfaction of the other party's claims.
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • 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 403.504
  • 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.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.