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Tosa Police Chief Testifies About Mensah

Tosa Police Chief Testifies About Mensah

In John Doe hearing Weber defends former officer's killing of Jay Anderson, Jr.

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.

Milwaukee Police Helped Patrol Tosa Protests?

Milwaukee Police Helped Patrol Tosa Protests?

MPD denies it, but evidence suggests its police were covertly involved.

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.

Rittenhouse Trial Pushed to November

Rittenhouse Trial Pushed to November

Case postponed for 18-year-old charged with killing two people at Kenosha protests.

Marquette Law School to host “Policing and Accountability — A Community Conversation,” March 10
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.

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?

ACLU Blasts Waukesha Sheriff on Mensah Hiring

ACLU Blasts Waukesha Sheriff on Mensah Hiring

Undermines 'trust with the people' they serve and puts them at 'extraordinary risk.'

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.

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.

Tosa Police Found ‘Significant Training Issues’ in Shooting by Mensah

Tosa Police Found ‘Significant Training Issues’ in Shooting by Mensah

Chisholm recommended body cameras after Jay Anderson’s shooting but department stalled.

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.

Wauwatosa Cop Joseph Mensah Resigns

Wauwatosa Cop Joseph Mensah Resigns

Effective November 30th. Controversial officer killed three people in five years. All ruled justified self-defense.

Rittenhouse Bond Set at $2 Million

Rittenhouse Bond Set at $2 Million

17-year-old accused of shooting three, killing two. He’s a flight risk, Kenosha ADA says.

Wauwatosa Struggles With History of Racism

Wauwatosa Struggles With History of Racism

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

Police Use of Cell Phone Data At Issue

Police Use of Cell Phone Data At Issue

The new privacy frontier? State Supreme Court asked to rule on the issue.

Tosa Police Arrest Cole Family At Protest

Tosa Police Arrest Cole Family At Protest

Tracy Cole, Alvin Cole's mother, was sent to the hospital for injuries from her arrest.

District Attorney Won’t Charge Tosa Police Officer

District Attorney Won’t Charge Tosa Police Officer

Chisholm declines. But investigator hired by Wauwatosa recommends officer be fired.

Tosa Police Union Head Assails Police Critics

Tosa Police Union Head Assails Police Critics

Union leaders wants Tosa's social justice committee disbanded.

Did Kenosha Cops Push Protesters Toward Militia?

Did Kenosha Cops Push Protesters Toward Militia?

So says militia member after two people killed by armed civilian. Pattern seen in other cities.

Tosa Police Arrest Peaceful Protester

Tosa Police Arrest Peaceful Protester

30-minute video captures standoff between protesters and police.

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.

State Law Allows Suspended Cops on Payroll

State Law Allows Suspended Cops on Payroll

Sometimes for years. Grothman supported 2007 bill to add restrictions, which didn’t pass.

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.

Activists Ratchet Up Pressure on Tosa PD

Activists Ratchet Up Pressure on Tosa PD

Jay-Z's Roc Nation calls for Mensah's firing, Tosa Police arrest protesters.

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.

Protesters Demand Firing of Tosa Police Officer

Protesters Demand Firing of Tosa Police Officer

The officer has killed three young men since 2015.

Milwaukee Film Festival Announces Expected Festival Guests
Press Release

Milwaukee Film Festival Announces Expected Festival Guests

Headliners include Academy Award-winner John Ridley, Emmy Award-winner Sam Pollard, The Blind Side actor Quinton Aaron, Silicon Valley actor Martin Starr, and Arrested Development actor Mae Whitman

Disney’s Queen of Katwe and Academy Award-Winners Highlight Spotlight Presentations
Press Release

Disney’s Queen of Katwe and Academy Award-Winners Highlight Spotlight Presentations

Festival opens with Life, Animated from Academy Award-winner Roger Ross Williams. Milwaukee 53206: A Community Serves Time returns to Milwaukee after sold-out June premiere

Edgar Lin Endorsed by Two Leading Milwaukee Newspapers
Press Release

Edgar Lin Endorsed by Two Leading Milwaukee Newspapers

Leading Challenger in 16th AD Race Continue to Rack up Endorsements

UWM Alumni Assocation to Honor More Than 20 Indivduals, Businesses
Press Release

UWM Alumni Assocation to Honor More Than 20 Indivduals, Businesses

The 22 individual recipients and one corporate partner were chosen for awards based on their outstanding professional achievements, civic involvement and partnerships with the university.