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Advocates for the abused praise Walker's GPS-tracking plan

$3 million in grants would put assailants on monitors

7:20 PM, Feb. 18, 2013
Jane Graham Jennings
Jane Graham Jennings
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Local advocates for victims of domestic and sexual violence are praising Gov. Scott Walker's proposal to set aside $3 million in grant money to track dangerous people faced with first-time restraining orders.

The program is an expansion of Cindy's Law, named after Cindy Bischof, an Illinois woman who was murdered by her ex-boyfriend in March 2008. Bischof's former boyfriend had been arrested and prosecuted twice for violating a restraining order. Cindy's Law, which took effect in April, requires global positioning system monitoring of people who violate restraining orders. ...

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