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City Hall: DeVougas Resigns From Fire & Police Commission
City Hall

DeVougas Resigns From Fire & Police Commission

Attorney was subject of police video leak that resulted in ethics investigation.

City Hall: FPC Members, City Attorney Blew Off Inspector General Interview Requests
City Hall

FPC Members, City Attorney Blew Off Inspector General Interview Requests

Fallout and confusion from the Morales fiasco gets worse.

City Hall: Report Finds FPC Ignored City Attorney’s Advice
City Hall

Report Finds FPC Ignored City Attorney’s Advice

City Inspector General blames, adds more troubles for Fire & Police Commission.

City Hall: Council Confirms Avalos, Adds Tie-Breaking Vote to Fire & Police Commission
City Hall

Council Confirms Avalos, Adds Tie-Breaking Vote to Fire & Police Commission

But a potential issue awaits with looming rejection of Ann Wilson's reappointment.

City Hall: Committee Rejects Ann Wilson’s FPC Reappointment
City Hall

Committee Rejects Ann Wilson’s FPC Reappointment

But even if council affirms rejection, Wilson could continue to serve.

Milwaukee County Sheriff’s Office Completes FPC Background Investigation
Op Ed: Mayor Barrett Is Asleep At The Switch
Op Ed

Mayor Barrett Is Asleep At The Switch

His handling of Fire and Police Commission is just one example of increasingly negligent leadership.

Murphy’s Law: Why So Many Police Chiefs?
Murphy’s Law

Why So Many Police Chiefs?

Milwaukee's police leadership has become a surreal version of musical chairs. What’s going on?

City Hall: Barrett Sticks With Ann Wilson for FPC
City Hall

Barrett Sticks With Ann Wilson for FPC

Reappointing her to Fire & Police Commission though she backed its reckless decision to demote Chief Morales.

City Hall: Judge Restores Alfonso Morales As Police Chief
City Hall

Judge Restores Alfonso Morales As Police Chief

Milwaukee has at least two police chiefs at the moment.

City Hall: Council Wants Control Over Police and Fire Chiefs
City Hall

Council Wants Control Over Police and Fire Chiefs

Seeking changes to state law to give city's elected officials control.

Joint statement on the nomination of Amanda Avalos to the Board of Fire and Police Commissioners
Press Release

Joint statement on the nomination of Amanda Avalos to the Board of Fire and Police Commissioners

Common Council President Cavalier Johnson and Public Safety and Health Committee Chair Alderwoman Marina Dimitrijevic

City Hall: Avalos Confirmation On Hold Because of FPC Misstep
City Hall

Avalos Confirmation On Hold Because of FPC Misstep

Committee voted for her without necessary background check.

Commission Ties Again on Picking Milwaukee’s Next Police Chief

Commission Ties Again on Picking Milwaukee’s Next Police Chief

Mahaley or Aziz? Commission still can't decide.

City Hall: Should Mayor Appoint Police and Fire Chiefs?
City Hall

Should Mayor Appoint Police and Fire Chiefs?

Council members think system is broken; many support change in state legislation.

City Hall: Amanda Avalos Named to Fire & Police Commission
City Hall

Amanda Avalos Named to Fire & Police Commission

Community organizer and policing critic named by Barrett to embattled oversight board.

Public Safety and Health Committee meeting set for Tuesday, December 8th
Press Release

Public Safety and Health Committee meeting set for Tuesday, December 8th

Agenda includes mayor’s nomination of FPC executive director, appointment and reappointment of FPC board members

City Hall: Community Groups Propose Changes
City Hall

Community Groups Propose Changes

Twelve groups invited to speak and push less spending on police and more on lead abatement, other programs.

Latinx Community Divided Over Morales’ Exit

Latinx Community Divided Over Morales’ Exit

Some still support the former police chief, others glad to see him go.