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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.

Representative LaKeshia Myers Introduces “Breonna’s Law” Legislation to Ban No-Knock Warrants in Wisconsin
Op Ed: Defund the Drug War
Op Ed

Defund the Drug War

You can’t defund the police without changing what’s driving the military mentality of cops.

Chief’s Crucifixion Message Panned by Council

Chief’s Crucifixion Message Panned by Council

13 members sign letter urging Morales: stop chiding protesters and listen to their message.

Wisconsin’s Two U.S. Attorneys Acknowledge Police Week
Op Ed: Fire & Police Commission Too Passive
Op Ed

Fire & Police Commission Too Passive

Needs to review Milwaukee Police use of informants, coerced confessions, no-knock searches.

Murphy’s Law: About Those Good Guys With a Gun
Murphy’s Law

About Those Good Guys With a Gun

Cop killer Jordan Fricke is the latest case undermining that theory.

City Hall: Barrett Offers Upbeat State of City Speech
City Hall

Barrett Offers Upbeat State of City Speech

Mayor touts employers coming to city, The Hop's launch and a friendly governor.

Now Serving: New Burger Emporium Opens Downtown
Now Serving

New Burger Emporium Opens Downtown

Plus: another Third Ward Camp Bar. Phobruary returns. Kitt's Custard closing?

A call to support the family of Bryan Rodriguez
Press Release

A call to support the family of Bryan Rodriguez

Statement from Commissioner Jeff Polenske February 13, 2019

Neighbor and Employer Remembers Slain Cop

Neighbor and Employer Remembers Slain Cop

“Matt was a happy guy. This whole situation is heart breaking.”

Second city worker killed on the job last week was a constituent
Press Release

Second city worker killed on the job last week was a constituent

Statement from Alderman Bob Donovan February 11, 2019

Community support in wake of officer’s death truly inspiring
Press Release

Community support in wake of officer’s death truly inspiring

Statement from Alderman Bob Donovan February 8, 2019

Governor Evers Orders Flags to Half-Staff in Honor of Milwaukee Police Department Officer Matthew Rittner
Press Release

Governor Evers Orders Flags to Half-Staff in Honor of Milwaukee Police Department Officer Matthew Rittner

"This loss is also a reminder that men and women like Matthew put their lives on the line every day to protect our citizens and communities in Wisconsin."

Reggie Moore’s ‘Blueprint for Peace’

Reggie Moore’s ‘Blueprint for Peace’

Head of Milwaukee’s Office of Violence Prevention talks trauma with journalist Mike Gousha.

MPD Releases Name, Details About Slain Officer

MPD Releases Name, Details About Slain Officer

Matthew Rittner is third officer killed in line of duty in last eight months.