In 2021, Nearly 40% of the 18,000 law enforcement agencies across the nation failed to report crime data to the FBI’s national database. This was after a transition to a new collection system, causing huge gaps in national crime rates. Only 47% of Wisconsin law enforcement agencies reported a full year of crime data to the FBI. Click the link below to learn more details on this statistic.
It’s not hyperbole to say that a felony conviction will change your life forever. That’s why it is so crucial to have an experienced defense attorney who can limit your exposure to the criminal penalties and collateral consequences of a conviction. Follow the link to learn 5 ways a felony charge can affect your future.
A criminal record does not have to follow you forever. Wisconsin law allows for the expungement of criminal histories for those who have been convicted of a misdemeanor or certain felonies. An experienced attorney can help you determine if expungement is an option.