Tammy Sternard started a new role this week as Door County Sheriff. She'll also have a say in helping transform Wisconsin's criminal justice system. Sternard is one of 30 law enforcement, judicial and education professionals and citizens appointed to the Public Safety and Criminal Justice Reform Advisory Council. They'll share their insights with Governor Tony Evers. Sternard says it's important for state leaders to understand the public safety and criminal justice challenges at the local level.
In addition to Sheriff Sternard, Brown County Circuit Court Judge William Zuidmulder was also appointed to the advisory council.