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Nelson Soler

Nelson Soler, is the chairman of the Milwaukee Fire and Police Commission.

Soler is the interim director of the Milwaukee County

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Baldwin Works to Make Minority Business Development Agency Permanent
Press Release

Baldwin Works to Make Minority Business Development Agency Permanent

Newly signed infrastructure law makes MBDA permanent and authorizes $550 million over five years to support minority business community

City Hall: Council Approves Morales Settlement
City Hall

Council Approves Morales Settlement

Former chief will get $500,000 and now a finalist for job in Dane County suburb.

City Hall: Morales Payout Rises Still Higher
City Hall

Morales Payout Rises Still Higher

City must also pay its private legal team. Total cost of lawsuit will exceed $668,000.

Latino Chamber Partners With Community Advocates To Launch Revolving Loan Fund For Small Businesses
Press Release

Latino Chamber Partners With Community Advocates To Launch Revolving Loan Fund For Small Businesses

Program to address needs of small businesses in the Latino Community in Southeastern Wisconsin.

City Hall: Council Okays Huge Change in FPC Board
City Hall

Council Okays Huge Change in FPC Board

Majority of Fire & Police commissioners who voted to demote Chief Morales have now been replaced.

City Hall: Committee Loves New FPC Nominees
City Hall

Committee Loves New FPC Nominees

Ramey, Kessler and Fallone draw unanimous support from council members.

City Hall: Barrett Replacing FPC Chair, Vice Chair
City Hall

Barrett Replacing FPC Chair, Vice Chair

Three new appointments by mayor would reshape the Fire & Police Commission.

City Hall: Milwaukee Police Chief a Finalist For Wauwatosa Job
City Hall

Milwaukee Police Chief a Finalist For Wauwatosa Job

Potential move to smaller city a sign of issues in Milwaukee.

City Hall: New Policies Incentivize City Residency for Milwaukee Police, Firefighters
City Hall

New Policies Incentivize City Residency for Milwaukee Police, Firefighters

Fire & Police Commission pushing for public safety departments that reflect the city they protect and serve.

City Hall: Lipski Appointed Fire Chief For One Year
City Hall

Lipski Appointed Fire Chief For One Year

Fire & Police Commission could open up internal search process next year.

Milwaukee FPC Bans All Chokeholds

Milwaukee FPC Bans All Chokeholds

Commission scraps policy allowing chokeholds in deadly force situations when "all other options and tactics" are exhausted.

City Hall: DeVougas Resigns From Fire & Police Commission
City Hall

DeVougas Resigns From Fire & Police Commission

Attorney was subject of police video leak that resulted in ethics investigation.

City Hall: FPC Members, City Attorney Blew Off Inspector General Interview Requests
City Hall

FPC Members, City Attorney Blew Off Inspector General Interview Requests

Fallout and confusion from the Morales fiasco gets worse.

City Hall: Report Finds FPC Ignored City Attorney’s Advice
City Hall

Report Finds FPC Ignored City Attorney’s Advice

City Inspector General blames, adds more troubles for Fire & Police Commission.

City Hall: Council Confirms Avalos, Adds Tie-Breaking Vote to Fire & Police Commission
City Hall

Council Confirms Avalos, Adds Tie-Breaking Vote to Fire & Police Commission

But a potential issue awaits with looming rejection of Ann Wilson's reappointment.

City Hall: City Attorney Issues Confidential Opinion Regarding Morales Demotion
City Hall

City Attorney Issues Confidential Opinion Regarding Morales Demotion

Attorney has previously said commission denied Morales his due process rights.

Murphy’s Law: Why So Many Police Chiefs?
Murphy’s Law

Why So Many Police Chiefs?

Milwaukee's police leadership has become a surreal version of musical chairs. What’s going on?

City Hall: Barrett Sticks With Ann Wilson for FPC
City Hall

Barrett Sticks With Ann Wilson for FPC

Reappointing her to Fire & Police Commission though she backed its reckless decision to demote Chief Morales.

New MPD Policy Bans Most Chokeholds, Adds “I Can’t Breathe” Rule

New MPD Policy Bans Most Chokeholds, Adds “I Can’t Breathe” Rule

Changes reflect national "Eight Can't Wait" reform effort.

Commission Ties Again on Picking Milwaukee’s Next Police Chief

Commission Ties Again on Picking Milwaukee’s Next Police Chief

Mahaley or Aziz? Commission still can't decide.

City Hall: Should Mayor Appoint Police and Fire Chiefs?
City Hall

Should Mayor Appoint Police and Fire Chiefs?

Council members think system is broken; many support change in state legislation.

City Hall: Fire & Police Commission Ties On Next Police Chief
City Hall

Fire & Police Commission Ties On Next Police Chief

Will meet again on December 10th.

City Hall: Troubles at Fire & Police Commission
City Hall

Troubles at Fire & Police Commission

12 staff vacancies, no director, three board vacancies. Committee grills Barrett aides for answers.

City Hall: Alders Want Police Chief Search Paused Following FPC Resignations
City Hall

Alders Want Police Chief Search Paused Following FPC Resignations

City struggles to find stability in police oversight body.

City Hall: Resignations Rock Fire & Police Commission
City Hall

Resignations Rock Fire & Police Commission

In process of hiring police chief, the commission is now without an executive director and tie-breaking commissioner.

City Hall: FPC Announces Three Finalists for Police Chief
City Hall

FPC Announces Three Finalists for Police Chief

All outsiders, although one finalist has Milwaukee ties.

City Hall: FPC Changes Process for Hiring Police Chief
City Hall

FPC Changes Process for Hiring Police Chief

Six finalists to be interviewed in private and public will be able to question three finalists.

City Hall: Special Meeting in Police Chief Search Results in “Chaos”
City Hall

Special Meeting in Police Chief Search Results in “Chaos”

Chair calls executive director out of order repeatedly, then another commissioner calls chair a dictator.

It’s time for the MPD and FPC to move forward
Press Release

It’s time for the MPD and FPC to move forward

Statement of Common Council President Cavalier Johnson August 7, 2020

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.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Event Celebrates Latino-Led Real Estate
Eyes on Milwaukee

Event Celebrates Latino-Led Real Estate

Urbano is first annual Hispanic focused commercial real estate conference in Milwaukee.

City Hall: Fire & Police Commissioners to Become Publicly Accessible
City Hall

Fire & Police Commissioners to Become Publicly Accessible

Public phone numbers and email addresses being issued.

Murphy’s Law: Did Chief Morales Target His FPC Boss?
Murphy’s Law

Did Chief Morales Target His FPC Boss?

Common Council concerned. “Borderline frightening” use of police power, Bauman charges.

City Hall: Council, Aldrete Again Spar Over FPC
City Hall

Council, Aldrete Again Spar Over FPC

Shouting, an open letter, highly-sensitive leak. The mess at Fire & Police Commission continues.

City Hall: Chief Morales Reappointed for Four Years
City Hall

Chief Morales Reappointed for Four Years

Commission grants police chief a full term, requires public meeting, reports.

City Hall: FPC Fumbles Police Residency Points
City Hall

FPC Fumbles Police Residency Points

Months of confused meetings fail to pass residency points for police promotions.

City Hall: Council to Review Fire & Police Commission
City Hall

Council to Review Fire & Police Commission

Sudden review comes after FPC cancels meeting and troubles at commission reported.

Now Serving: New Cafe Opening in Silver City
Now Serving

New Cafe Opening in Silver City

Plus: Kitt's to reopen, Fairgrounds Coffee & Tea comes to Yankee Hill, but no more food trucks for W. National Ave.

MARKETPLACE conference to recognize Wisconsin leaders in minority business development
Press Release

MARKETPLACE conference to recognize Wisconsin leaders in minority business development

Awards to be given to six individuals to recognize leadership and distinguished service in business and community development

Eyes on Milwaukee: Revitalizing Silver City
Eyes on Milwaukee

Revitalizing Silver City

New restaurant will anchor redeveloped building on W. National Ave.

Latino Leadership Lags

Latino Leadership Lags

Latinos under-represented in local and state government. Change could take 10 years, some project.

Small Business Development Exposition Set for Thursday, November 29
Press Release

Small Business Development Exposition Set for Thursday, November 29

Milwaukee County Community Business Development Partners

Small Business Development Exposition Set for Thursday, November 29
Press Release

Small Business Development Exposition Set for Thursday, November 29

Interim Director Nelson Soler of Milwaukee County Community Development Business Partners (CBDP) is pleased to announce the 2012 Small Business Development Exposition