La Crosse County judges are responding to calls that they're being too lenient with drug dealers.

News 8 first reported earlier this week that a frustrated La Crosse Police Department called out the judges after arresting a drug dealer twice within three days.

The Judges sent an open letter to La Crosse Mayor Tim Kabat Friday afternoon.

Their intent was to clarify the purpose of setting bail and bond in court cases.

Click here to read the full letter.