Wisconsin Department Of Corrections

It’s a complicated subject, but the bottom line is that our state is incarcerating too many people for too long and for the wrong reasons. It’s expensive, damages our communities and families and doesn’t make our neighborhoods any safer. more

Mar 13, 2018 4:00 PM , Issue of the Week 2 Comments


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Senate Bill 54 will not make our communities safer or stronger. We need to reduce our prison population and remove the social and economic weight of a broken criminal justice system from the backs of our children and communities. more

Mar 6, 2018 4:42 PM , Issue of the Week 1 Comments

Can Wisconsin’s political leaders muster the will to work together to reform the state’s expensive and ineffective prison system? more

Nov 28, 2017 4:20 PM Issue of the Week 5 Comments

As Wisconsin’s prison population grows, Democrats and Republicans seem ready to consider new options to reduce the number of inmates. more

Jun 27, 2017 1:52 PM News Features 3 Comments

U.S. judges did the right thing by stepping in to protect abused inmates at Wisconsin juvenile detention centers. more

Jun 27, 2017 1:06 PM Taking Liberties 6 Comments

The faith-based social justice organization WISDOM and its allies are supporting prisoners at Waupun and Fox Lake correctional institutions by attempting to donate bottled water to them following reports of unhealthy levels of lead and copp... more

Aug 16, 2016 4:20 PM News Features 5 Comments