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Jim Palmer, executive director of the Wisconsin Professional Police Association.

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Coalition of Health Care, Advocates, Criminal Justice Partners Issue Recommendations to Reform State’s Crisis Mental Health Response
Myers Bill Ends No-Knock Search Warrants

Myers Bill Ends No-Knock Search Warrants

Wisconsin was the first to legalize this and Milwaukee legislator wants state to be first to end it.

Controversy Over Thin Blue Line Flag

Controversy Over Thin Blue Line Flag

Pro-police flag adopted by white nationalists, used to attack officers at Capitol riot.

Body Cameras Would Have Helped Jacob Blake Shooting Investigation

Body Cameras Would Have Helped Jacob Blake Shooting Investigation

District Attorney Michael Graveley said Kenosha Police need body cameras.

Police Association Calls BLM Protesters ‘Terrorists’

Police Association Calls BLM Protesters ‘Terrorists’

International group with Wisconsin ties sends out research paper with false claims.

Vos Makes Appointments to Racial Disparities Task Force

Vos Makes Appointments to Racial Disparities Task Force

This, after the speaker refused to hold a session on racial justice legislation.

DOJ announces $41 million for Wisconsin Law Enforcement

DOJ announces $41 million for Wisconsin Law Enforcement

But, no one seems to know how the money will be spent.

The Idea Activists and Police Agree On

The Idea Activists and Police Agree On

Why are cops still being sent to respond to mental health crises?

How Does Police Accountability Work in Wisconsin?

How Does Police Accountability Work in Wisconsin?

Union contracts and oversight boards makeup the infrastructure for oversight.

Evers Introduces Police Reform Legislation

Evers Introduces Police Reform Legislation

Bills banning police use of chokeholds, no-knock warrants part of legislative package.

The State of Politics: Five Definitions of “Defunding Police”
The State of Politics

Five Definitions of “Defunding Police”

What could it mean? We ask some experts.

Wisconsin Police Union Supports Reforms

Wisconsin Police Union Supports Reforms

State’s largest police union supports chokehold ban, “bad cop” registry.

First Responders Blast COVID-19 Workers’ Comp Law

First Responders Blast COVID-19 Workers’ Comp Law

Police, Firefighters say it will be too difficult to determine where they contracted virus on the job.

Shootings by Police Up in 2019. Why?

Shootings by Police Up in 2019. Why?

16 fatal shootings by cops in Wisconsin. Experts point to key causes.

Jockey Becomes Presenter of Mezzanine Club in Fiserv Forum
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Jockey Becomes Presenter of Mezzanine Club in Fiserv Forum

Located on the east side of Fiserv Forum, the 6,500-square-foot Jockey Club is utilized for all Fiserv Forum events.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Reintroduces Legislation to Strengthen Labor Protections for Public Safety Workers
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Reintroduces Legislation to Strengthen Labor Protections for Public Safety Workers

Bicameral legislation to ensure collective bargaining rights for police officers, fire fighters and EMS personnel

Governor-elect Tony Evers and Lt. Governor-elect Mandela Barnes Announce Public Safety and Criminal Justice Reform Policy Advisory Council
U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Introduces Legislation to Strengthen Labor Protections for Public Safety Workers
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Introduces Legislation to Strengthen Labor Protections for Public Safety Workers

Bicameral legislation to ensure collective bargaining rights for police officers, firefighters and EMS personnel

Murphy’s Law: Hidden Loaded Guns And No Training
Murphy’s Law

Hidden Loaded Guns And No Training

Republican bill to end permits and training for concealed carry is dangerous.

Wisconsin’s Largest Police Group Endorses Judge JoAnne Kloppenburg for State Supreme Court
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Wisconsin’s Largest Police Group Endorses Judge JoAnne Kloppenburg for State Supreme Court

With nearly 10,000 members, the WPPA is truly independent having previously endorsed both Republicans and Democrats.