Possession of Brass Knuckles in Wisconsin
Penalties for Possession of Brass Knuckles Charges in Wisconsin
Possession in Wisconsin has multiple legal definitions. Having brass knuckles in Wisconsin is not technically illegal. You can have them in your house without any penalties.
When you bring them outside, be it in your pocket or in your car, you need to have a concealed carry permit. They are considered a dangerous weapon and need to be handled as such.
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Possession of Dangerous Weapons other than Firearms on School Premises
- Any person who knowingly possesses or goes armed with a dangerous weapon on school premises is guilty of:
- Class A misdemeanor
- Class I felony, if the violation is the person's 2nd or subsequent violation of this section within a 5-year period, as measured from the dates the violations occurred
Possession of a Dangerous Weapon by a Person under 18
- Any person under 18 years of age who possesses or goes armed with a dangerous weapon is guilty of a Class A misdemeanor