Wis. Lawmakers Seek Bail Law Reform Following Deadly Holiday Parade

Wis. Lawmakers Seek Bail Law Reform Following Deadly Holiday Parade

Members of the Wisconsin legislature are introducing a state constitutional amendment to reform its bail law after a man with an extensive criminal history out on $1,000 bail allegedly rammed his SUV into a crowd participating in the annual Waukesha Christmas parade, killing six and injuring dozens.

“I think it’s a wake-up call for everybody,” state Rep. Cindi Duchow, R-Town of Delafield, told television news station WISN after introducing the amendment on Tuesday.

“We have got a problem. There are dangerous people that need to be in jail.”

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