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Murphy’s Law: Why Fire-Police Chief Was Axed
Murphy’s Law

Why Fire-Police Chief Was Axed

FPC botched police chief search and nice guy Mayor Barrett decided to get tough.

Watching MPD closely during a critical transition period
Press Release

Watching MPD closely during a critical transition period

Joint Statement from Alderman Bob Donovan, Alderman José G. Pérez and Alderman Mark A. Borkowski - March 19, 2018

Alderman Witkowski congratulates new interim police chief
Press Release

Alderman Witkowski congratulates new interim police chief

Statement of Alderman Terry L. Witkowski - February 16, 2018

Finalists for Police Chief Meet the Public

Finalists for Police Chief Meet the Public

Many questions asked, but not the right ones, some attendees complain.

Ed Flynn Looks Back — And Ahead

Ed Flynn Looks Back — And Ahead

The Common Council, he says, was a “little like middle school.”

Assistant Chief James Harpole Withdraws Candidacy for Acting/Interim MPD Chief
Press Release

Assistant Chief James Harpole Withdraws Candidacy for Acting/Interim MPD Chief

The board members and staff of the FPC have reluctantly accepted this news and wish to thank Assistant Chief Harpole for his over 30 years of service to our community.

Forum Attendees Demand Local Police Chief

Forum Attendees Demand Local Police Chief

The also call for rebuilding trust between community and police.

FPC to Hold an MPD Acting/Interim Chief Candidate Forum
Press Release

FPC to Hold an MPD Acting/Interim Chief Candidate Forum

The event will be held on Thursday, February 8, 2018 at the Mexican Fiesta Headquarters located at 2997 S. 20th Street.

FPC Announces Candidates for Acting/Interim Police Chief
Press Release

FPC Announces Candidates for Acting/Interim Police Chief

Three candidates from within department

Murphy’s Law: Flynn Blasts Police Chief Search
Murphy’s Law

Flynn Blasts Police Chief Search

Two-fold process could hurt department, he says. Other cities don’t do this, experts say.

Court Watch: Police Suddenly Giving More Traffic Tickets
Court Watch

Police Suddenly Giving More Traffic Tickets

Tickets up in August, September, after declining for years.

Murphy’s Law: Flynn Blasts “Incompetent” Report
Murphy’s Law

Flynn Blasts “Incompetent” Report

“We want to talk about reform,” police chief says, not DOJ report’s many errors.

The Mystery of Immigration Controversy

The Mystery of Immigration Controversy

Why the change in police policy, why the lack of “transparency,” why all the furor?

Help Offered for South Side Prostitutes

Help Offered for South Side Prostitutes

Police, county partner with Benedict Center to combat growing prostitution problem.

Standing tall when it counts
Press Release

Standing tall when it counts

Statement of Alderwoman Chantia Lewis - July 14, 2017

Will the D.A. and MPD approach to prostitution make a difference? I have my doubts
Press Release

Will the D.A. and MPD approach to prostitution make a difference? I have my doubts

Statement from Alderman Bob Donovan - July 13, 2017

Learning From Cincinnati’s Police Reform

Learning From Cincinnati’s Police Reform

Can its collaborative, community-oriented approach be a model for Milwaukee?

Safe & Sound Announces Neighborhood Team Expansion to North Milwaukee Neighborhoods
Press Release

Safe & Sound Announces Neighborhood Team Expansion to North Milwaukee Neighborhoods

As with any major expansion, Safe & Sound completed a new fundraising campaign to expand into the new district.

MANDI Finalist Seeks Safe City For All

MANDI Finalist Seeks Safe City For All

Safe & Sound works with residents, cops and community groups to help neighborhoods.

Sojourner Family Peace Center and Milwaukee Police Department to Announce New Comfort Bag Project to Benefit Children Impacted by Domestic Violence
Press Release

Sojourner Family Peace Center and Milwaukee Police Department to Announce New Comfort Bag Project to Benefit Children Impacted by Domestic Violence

Community resource fair to connect local organizations with individuals seeking assistance.

Flynn’s Force: Making Neighborhood Connections
Flynn’s Force

Making Neighborhood Connections

How a community liaison officer gets neighbors involved in combating crime.

A Steady Rise to District Captain

A Steady Rise to District Captain

District Six Captain Diana Rowe is the face of a changing Milwaukee Police Department.