U.S. flag

An official website of the United States government, Department of Justice.

State of Wisconsin FY22 SORNA Reallocation Funds Application

Award Information

Award #
15PBJA-22-GG-00638-JAGS
Location
Awardee County
Dane
Congressional District
Status
Open
Funding First Awarded
2022
Total funding (to date)
$145,188

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2022, $145,188)

The Wisconsin Department of Corrections has the statutory obligation to carry out the requirements of the sex offender registry and community notification. Currently, Wisconsin has 26,208 registered sex offenders with an average increase of one per calendar day.  Wisconsin Sex Offender Registry continues to work toward implementation of the requirements the Adam Walsh Act (AWA), also known as Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act (SORNA). Wisconsin is asking for funding to expand the number of workstations for staff that monitors the whereabouts of sex offenders on GPS and issues warrants for arrest, purchase laptops to replace existing desktop computers and telephone headsets. If Wisconsin is awarded funding under the SMART FY 2022 Support for Adam Walsh Act Implementation Grant Program for these initiatives, Wisconsin will have increased community safety, an enhanced collection and sharing of SORNA data and enhance the Sex Offender Registry records management practices.

Date Created: August 25, 2022