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Dane County Board of Supervisors

Public Protection and Judiciary Committee

The Public Protection & Judiciary Committee acts as the supervisory committee for the Corporation Counsel, Family Court Commissioner, Family Court Counseling Service, Public Safety Communications Center, the Juvenile Court Program, Emergency Management Department and on all matters pertaining to telecommunications and emergency medical services; acts as the policy oversight committee for the commission on sensitive crimes, Dane County Local Emergency Planning Committee, offices of Sheriff, Coroner, District Attorney and Clerk of Courts, and the Dane County court system.  The committee settles all claims, other than claims of employees against the county, in amounts not exceeding $10,000 and works with the corporation counsel to litigate, defend or settle claims under certain circumstances.


For the current membership of the Public Protection and Judiciary Committee visit the Legislative Information Center