Intervention programs help reduce repeat OWI offenses: Part II

Earlier this week, we began a discussion about pretrial intensive supervision programs (ISPs). These programs are operating in 11 Wisconsin counties (including Waukesha) and were first introduced in Wisconsin in 1993. Pretrial intensive supervision programs offer a humane and effective solution to the problem of repeat OWI offenses. They are a collaborative effort between repeat […]

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Intervention programs help reduce repeat OWI offenses: Part I

Wisconsin has tough drunk driving laws. In some cases, these laws are tough enough to keep first-time OWI offenders from violating again. However, strict fines, penalties and jail time will do little to stop many repeat offenders. This is because repeat offenders often struggle with untreated addiction to alcohol. With this in mind, more than […]

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