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
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.