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Protest Shuts Down I-94 Freeway

Protest Shuts Down I-94 Freeway

Protests continued in city last week after Breonna Taylor decision.

Milwaukee Fire Chief Retires

Milwaukee Fire Chief Retires

Rohlfing criticized for how he handled black doll hung by its neck in station break room.

Officer Accused Of Reckless Homicide Resigns

Officer Accused Of Reckless Homicide Resigns

Michael Mattioli pleaded not guilty yesterday in death of Joel Acevedo and has resigned from police department.

Mayor Tom Barrett released the following statement:
Joel Acevedo deserves justice
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Joel Acevedo deserves justice

Statement of Alderwoman JoCasta Zamarripa September 3, 2020

Milwaukee Police Department Decides to Move Forward with the Internal Investigation of the Off-Duty Incident Involving Officer Michael Mattioli
Police Chief Alfonso Morales Demoted

Police Chief Alfonso Morales Demoted

Accused of unbecoming behavior and lying. Morales' attorney says it's a ploy to distract from problems at commission.

Broken Systems, Broken Promises
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Broken Systems, Broken Promises

 

City Hall: Will Chief Morales Sue The City If He’s Fired?
City Hall

Will Chief Morales Sue The City If He’s Fired?

Chief's attorney doesn't rule it out. Morales addresses media during press club event.

Aldrete Discusses FPC’s Turbulent Year

Aldrete Discusses FPC’s Turbulent Year

The outgoing executive director blames City Hall, critics for current environment.

City Hall: Council’s Police Reform Wish List Grows
City Hall

Council’s Police Reform Wish List Grows

Council wants still more changes, but can only request Fire & Police Commission to enact them.

Can Police Be Defunded?

Can Police Be Defunded?

Milwaukee spends 125 times more on cops than violence prevention. Chief Morales fights call to change funding priorities.

How Does Police Accountability Work in Wisconsin?

How Does Police Accountability Work in Wisconsin?

Union contracts and oversight boards makeup the infrastructure for oversight.

Too many failures: We have no confidence in Chief Morales
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Too many failures: We have no confidence in Chief Morales

Joint statement of Alderwoman Chantia Lewis, Alderman Nik Kovac, Alderwoman Nikiya Dodd, Alderwoman Milele A. Coggs, Alderman Ashanti Hamilton, Alderman Russell W. Stamper and Alderman Khalif J. Rainey July 20, 2020

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.

Police accountability and justice take a step forward with FPC charges against Officer Mattioli
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Police accountability and justice take a step forward with FPC charges against Officer Mattioli

Milwaukee Alderwomen urge state action on additional police reform

City Hall: Council Seeks Police Reform, But Will It Happen?
City Hall

Council Seeks Police Reform, But Will It Happen?

Common Council has a growing wish list. Will Fire & Police Commission act?

City Hall: Fire & Police Leader Withdraws
City Hall

Fire & Police Leader Withdraws

FPC Executive Director Griselda Aldrete says council values spectacle over merit.

City Hall: Fire & Police Commission Director Wins Committee Support For Reappointment
City Hall

Fire & Police Commission Director Wins Committee Support For Reappointment

Griselda Aldrete gets committee support, but needs to pick up five votes from the full council to keep her job.

Acevedo Family Demands Justice

Acevedo Family Demands Justice

Attorneys call for more to be charged in Joel Acevedo's killing. His parents doubt justice will be done.

City Hall: Barrett Calls For Police To Stop All Chokeholds
City Hall

Barrett Calls For Police To Stop All Chokeholds

Decision rests with powerful Fire & Police Commission.

City Hall: Council Wants No Pay for Suspended Officers
City Hall

Council Wants No Pay for Suspended Officers

Seeks change in state law so city can stop paying suspended cops charged with felonies.

Protest Day 16: Peaceful March Sees Signs of Solidarity
Protest Day 16

Peaceful March Sees Signs of Solidarity

As march traverses city's west side and Wauwatosa it's met with support.

Protest Day 15: Peaceful March Snakes Through South Side
Protest Day 15

Peaceful March Snakes Through South Side

March honors Joel Acevedo, who died at hands of off-duty Milwaukee police officer in April

Protest Stops in Front of Police Officer Michael Mattioli’s Home
Murphy’s Law: Can the Police Union Prevent Reform?
Murphy’s Law

Can the Police Union Prevent Reform?

Milwaukee’s powerful union has long gotten its way. But this time may be different.

The Milwaukee County Human Rights Commissions Denounces Police’s Extrajudicial Killings of Unarmed Black Citizens and the Violent Repression of Protestors
Mayor Questions Police Use of Force In Protests

Mayor Questions Police Use of Force In Protests

No rubber bullets, limit tear gas, Barrett says.

8th Night of Marches Leads To South Side

8th Night of Marches Leads To South Side

Nitty and Coleman lead marchers through the south side and back.

State, City Elected Officials Call for Police Reform

State, City Elected Officials Call for Police Reform

Activists, Alders, lawmakers and the governor are calling for policy changes.

Peaceful March Leader Frank Nitty Arrested

Peaceful March Leader Frank Nitty Arrested

Sheriff's deputies arrested influential leader. Mayor Barrett reportedly opposed detainment.

Rafael Mercado Speaks to the Crowd

Rafael Mercado Speaks to the Crowd

Rafael Mercado reminds the crowd why they march and how to do it. Pointing out that Milwaukee Police Department officer Michael Mattioli is out on $50,000 bail after being charged with killing Joel Acevedo during an illegal house party. Rafael Mercado explains why the group is marching, how it should proceed and what it should […]

Mayor Tom Barrett released the following statement regarding Officer Michael Mattioli:
Peaceful Protesters March Over 12 Miles Across Milwaukee

Peaceful Protesters March Over 12 Miles Across Milwaukee

Several hundred people crisscross the city with a message of frustration, but peace, before curfew went into effect.

MPD Appreciates FPC’s Decision to Conduct Internal Investigation
The more you know: Officers paid while suspended is standard in Milwaukee
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The more you know: Officers paid while suspended is standard in Milwaukee

Statement of Alderwoman Chantia Lewis May 15, 2020

Off-Duty MPD officer criminally charged in the death of Joel Acevedo
Council members to probe fatal assault incident during party hosted by MPD officer
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Council members to probe fatal assault incident during party hosted by MPD officer

News release from Alderwomen Milele A. Coggs and Nikiya Dodd

Council members seek answers in assault incident during party hosted by MPD officer
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Council members seek answers in assault incident during party hosted by MPD officer

News release from Alderwomen Milele A. Coggs and Nikiya Dodd