Wis. sheriff: We don't need 'Dog'-style bounty hunters

Bail bondsmen have been banned from practice in state since 1979; lawmakers now want to bring them back, including 'bail recovery agents' who would track down those who fail to appear


By Steven Elbow
The Capital Times

MADISON, Wis. — In 1979, after several judges came under fire for corruption, Wisconsin banned bail bondsmen from practicing in the state.

Now Republicans want to bring the practice back.

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