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Did DA Delay Mensah Decision Due To Kenosha Unrest?

Did DA Delay Mensah Decision Due To Kenosha Unrest?

Wauwatosa Police indicated in emails that the Kenosha unrest in August delayed the decision in Alvin Cole shooting.

300 Days of Black Lives Matters Protests

300 Days of Black Lives Matters Protests

March in Wauwatosa also marks second day of John Doe probe of Jay Anderson’s killing by police officer.

Tosa Police Chief Will Testify in New Mensah Case

Tosa Police Chief Will Testify in New Mensah Case

Jay Anderson's family asks judge to independently file charges.

Was Jay Anderson’s Killing Properly Investigated?

Was Jay Anderson’s Killing Properly Investigated?

New probe raises questions about his shooting by former Tosa cop Joseph Mensah.

50 Plaintiffs Sue Wauwatosa

50 Plaintiffs Sue Wauwatosa

Lawsuit charges police responded to protests with "brutal, violent and unconstitutional tactics."

The Ghost Arrests of Tosa Protesters

The Ghost Arrests of Tosa Protesters

More than 40 arrests listed by Wauwatosa Police show no person arrested or taken into custody.

ACLU Calls for National Search for Tosa Police Chief

ACLU Calls for National Search for Tosa Police Chief

Police department 'must repair its relationship with many community members.’

Waukesha Faith Group Questions Mensah Hiring

Waukesha Faith Group Questions Mensah Hiring

Concerns over Waukesha Sheriff’s hiring of controversial Wauwatosa officer.

A New Era for Wauwatosa

A New Era for Wauwatosa

Chief Weber retires after 30 years. City seeks new leader, faces troubling questions about Weber.

Activists Demand Police Firings But Mayors Can’t

Activists Demand Police Firings But Mayors Can’t

Barrett, McBride lament lack of control over police chief. Law insulates police from elected officials.

Rep. Bowen Statement on Announcement of Wauwatosa Police Chief Barry Weber’s Forthcoming Retirement
Press Release

Rep. Bowen Statement on Announcement of Wauwatosa Police Chief Barry Weber’s Forthcoming Retirement

“I Look Forward to a Welcome Change in Leadership”

Statement from Wauwatosa Mayor Dennis R. McBride
Press Release

Statement from Wauwatosa Mayor Dennis R. McBride

February 1, 2021

About Those Phones Taken By Tosa Police

About Those Phones Taken By Tosa Police

Why did they confiscate cell phones of BLM protesters and what did they do with them?

Mensah Now a Waukesha Sheriff’s Deputy

Mensah Now a Waukesha Sheriff’s Deputy

Wauwatosa Police officer who killed three people over five years hired by Waukesha County. Will be paid for both jobs through 2021.

Wauwatosa Police Created ‘Protester List’

Wauwatosa Police Created ‘Protester List’

Some 40 on list, many sent multiple tickets, in 'attempt to silence’ critics of police, attorney charges.

Tosa Mayor Named As ‘Target’ By Police

Tosa Mayor Named As ‘Target’ By Police

Such action will 'drive a wedge" between police and people they serve, McBride warns.

Baldwin Questions U.S. Marshall’s Role in Tosa Protests

Baldwin Questions U.S. Marshall’s Role in Tosa Protests

Baldwin said U.S. Attorney should explain if Operation Legend Resources were used.

Op Ed: How We’ve Handled the Tosa Protests
Op Ed

How We’ve Handled the Tosa Protests

More than 75 protests and lots of misunderstandings. How city officials have responded.

How Independent Are Police Shooting Investigations?

How Independent Are Police Shooting Investigations?

Emails raise questions about the rotating team of investigators known as the Milwaukee Area Investigative Team.

Murphy’s Law: Wauwatosa’s Identity Crisis
Murphy’s Law

Wauwatosa’s Identity Crisis

Is it a harbor for white nationalists or a place that cares about racial equity?

Tosa Police Use High Fees to Combat Open Records?

Tosa Police Use High Fees to Combat Open Records?

Email outlining policy 'a shocking admission of bad faith,' expert says.

Mensah Settlement Leaves Lawyers, Officials Squabbling

Mensah Settlement Leaves Lawyers, Officials Squabbling

Attorneys arguing with city; police chief at odds with Common Council.

Mensah Drove 110 MPH in High-Speed Chase

Mensah Drove 110 MPH in High-Speed Chase

Records show Wauwatosa cop involved in three shootings disciplined for car crashes.

Suspected Mayfair Mall Shooter Arrested

Suspected Mayfair Mall Shooter Arrested

Wauwatosa police arrest 15-year-old Hispanic male and obtain suspected weapon.

The Wauwatosa Police Department Investigates Shooting Incident at Mayfair Mall
Mensah Will Get $125,000 from Wauwatosa

Mensah Will Get $125,000 from Wauwatosa

Police officer gets his full salary, plus other payouts, through end of 2021. Hasn't worked since July.

Wauwatosa Struggles With History of Racism

Wauwatosa Struggles With History of Racism

As the city grapples with policing, racial injustice looms over the conversation.

Joint statement from Indivisible Tosa, Tosa Together, Tosa Moms Tackling Racism, and The People’s Revolution
Investigator Recommends Mensah’s Termination

Investigator Recommends Mensah’s Termination

Officer who shot 17-year-old Alvin Cole “violated several policies,” Police & Fire Commission finds.

Activists Criticize Tosa PD’s Protest Tactics

Activists Criticize Tosa PD’s Protest Tactics

Protesters detail the use of spike strips, $1,300 tickets and racial profiling.

Tosa Police Union Head Assails Police Critics

Tosa Police Union Head Assails Police Critics

Union leaders wants Tosa's social justice committee disbanded.

Tosa Police Issue Gets More Heated

Tosa Police Issue Gets More Heated

Other suburb’s police massing against protesters. Sensenbrenner, police chief, talk radio condemn protests.

Rep. Bowen Statement on Weekend Incident in Wauwatosa
Press Release

Rep. Bowen Statement on Weekend Incident in Wauwatosa

“The Victim Narrative… is Totally Inaccurate, Irresponsible and False.”

Suburb’s Equity Leader Seeks ‘Good Trouble’

Suburb’s Equity Leader Seeks ‘Good Trouble’

Wauwatosa Equity and Inclusion Commission chair Sean Lowe fights for change in the city.

Tosa Officer That Killed Three People Suspended

Tosa Officer That Killed Three People Suspended

Wauwatosa's Police and Fire Commission suspends officer Joseph Mensah.

Tosa PD Protesters Issue List of Demands

Tosa PD Protesters Issue List of Demands

Despite increasing pressure from police, protesters in Tosa continue to seek justice.

Tosa PD Getting New Body Cameras

Tosa PD Getting New Body Cameras

Under pressure from activists, Wauwatosa Common Council approves new body cameras for department.

Families Honor Men Killed by Tosa Officer

Families Honor Men Killed by Tosa Officer

On the anniversary of Jay Anderson, Jr.'s killing, a rally was held in Madison Park.

Protesters Demand Firing of Tosa Police Officer

Protesters Demand Firing of Tosa Police Officer

The officer has killed three young men since 2015.

Cole Family Set to Deliver Complaints to Wauwatosa City Hall and the Police Department
Press Release

Cole Family Set to Deliver Complaints to Wauwatosa City Hall and the Police Department

Two Separate Marches Beginning at Each Location Will Join Forces at Mayfair Mall

‘The Three’ Protest Targets Wauwatosa Cop

‘The Three’ Protest Targets Wauwatosa Cop

Grieving families say one Tosa officer involved in three fatal shooting in five years.

Body Cam Bill Passes State Legislature

Body Cam Bill Passes State Legislature

Bill creates uniform rules for use of body cameras throughout the state.