FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 26, 2013
CONTACT: Jennifer Miller, (608)
Wisconsin Department of Health Services Deputy Secretary Moore On Audit of
Placements of Sex Offenders on Supervised Release
MADISON—Department of Health Services Deputy Secretary Kevin Moore said
this afternoon that he welcomes an audit of placements of sex offenders
who are on supervised release, as approved today by the Joint
Legislative Audit Committee.
“While looking for efficiencies and saving tax dollars is always an
important mission, in this case that has to be weighed and balanced with
the right of Wisconsin residents to be safe,” Moore said.
Moore added that the Department of Health Services will gladly
provide information to auditors to help explain the complexities of the
supervised release program and managing a difficult clientele. He said
that also requires collaboration and cooperation among various state
agencies—both state and local.
“Public safety is our number one goal,” Moore continued. “If the
audit reveals new ways that we can ensure that public safety while
efficiently housing and monitoring people on supervised release, then we
look forward to the recommendations.”
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April 18, 2013