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Dane County DA Running for Attorney General


La Crosse, WI (WXOW) – Dane County District Attorney Ismael Ozanne is running for Attorney General on the Democratic ticket.

J.B. Van Hollen announced in October, that he would not seek a third term. Van Hollen has been the Attorney General since 2007.

If elected, Ozanne said he will continue to tackle crime in the state. Making public safety his first priority.

"We have to work with the law enforcement and make sure they have the training experience and resources they need to combat some of the toughest challenges we have today in our communities," said Ozanne. "Heroin and Opiate addiction, increase of severity in domestic violence, Internet predators, human trafficking and child abuse and neglect."

Ozanne was hired in Dane County as an Assistant District Attorney in 1998. He moved from the District Attorney's office in 2008 to help lead the Wisconsin Department of Corrections. In 2010 he returned to the Dane County Court House as the District Attorney.

The Attorney General Election will be in November 2014.


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