Evidence Preservation in Wisconsin
State statute requires that any biological material that was collected in connection with a criminal investigation that resulted in a criminal conviction, a delinquency adjudication, or commitment shall be preserved until every person in custody as a result of the conviction, adjudication, or commitment has reached his or her discharge date. Effective: 2005; Amended most recently: 2011.
Wisconsin’s statute meets the best practices standards outlined by the NIST Technical Working Group on Biological Evidence Preservation.
Read the statutes: