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Bucks Boycott Game, Response to Jacob Blake Shooting

Bucks Boycott Game, Response to Jacob Blake Shooting

Team's playoff game called off. "Police department has to change," says a player.

Murphy’s Law: 9 Takeaways on Change of Police Chiefs
Murphy’s Law

9 Takeaways on Change of Police Chiefs

What's the impact of Morales firing, Brunson hiring, and where is the city headed on police?

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

 

Here Are Chief Morales’ Marching Orders

Here Are Chief Morales’ Marching Orders

Read all 11 directives, ranging from a COVID-19 mask policy to attending every commission meeting.

City Hall: FPC Gives Morales 11 Directives, Threatens Firing For Non-Compliance
City Hall

FPC Gives Morales 11 Directives, Threatens Firing For Non-Compliance

Move comes as part of six month review of Morales' performance.

City Hall: Ethics Board Launches Probe of FPC Chair
City Hall

Ethics Board Launches Probe of FPC Chair

Steven DeVougas will be investigated for ethical conflicts; his lawyer blasts "political gamesmanship" by police union.

Murphy’s Law: Chief Morales Looks Bad in FPC Report
Murphy’s Law

Chief Morales Looks Bad in FPC Report

And FPC Chair DeVougas looks even worse. 12 takeaways on what report did and didn't find.

Giannis Protest Mural Planned for Bay View Bar

Giannis Protest Mural Planned for Bay View Bar

Mural is designed to keep focus on protest marches.

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.

Thousands March While Attorney In Custody For Spitting In Protester’s Face

Thousands March While Attorney In Custody For Spitting In Protester’s Face

Giannis and other Bucks players show up at one of seven marches.

Giannis Antetokounmpo, Bucks Players Join Protest on 27th Street
Court Watch: Police Officer Denies Stepping on Sterling Brown
Court Watch

Police Officer Denies Stepping on Sterling Brown

But video shows he did. More testimony from controversial 2018 arrest of Bucks player

Milwaukee Bucks to Partake in National Mentor Month
Court Watch: Officer Threatened to Tow Brown’s Car
Court Watch

Officer Threatened to Tow Brown’s Car

In testimony police sergeant admits no legal basis for threats against Bucks player Sterling Brown.

Murphy’s Law: Grant Langley Will Run for Reelection
Murphy’s Law

Grant Langley Will Run for Reelection

City attorney's decision sets up race against his old friend, attorney Vince Bobot.

The Sterling Brown Case: More Details on Tasing of Bucks Player
The Sterling Brown Case

More Details on Tasing of Bucks Player

Officer Bojan Samardzic says he understands why Sterling Brown got upset by police treatment.

City Hall: Police Overtime Costs a Budget Problem
City Hall

Police Overtime Costs a Budget Problem

Council discusses how to trim annual cost of $17 million. Unfunded service for Summerfest an issue.

The Sterling Brown Case: ‘Could Have Been Dead People in Walgreens.’
The Sterling Brown Case

‘Could Have Been Dead People in Walgreens.’

One year later police officer still defends his handling of Bucks player Sterling Brown.

City Attorney candidate Tearman Spencer releases statement on Sterling Brown case
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City Attorney candidate Tearman Spencer releases statement on Sterling Brown case

"It’s unfortunate that the City Attorney has been ineffective in his representation of the city, escalating the fight with the plaintiff rather than bringing the matter to a close."

Milwaukee Bucks Announce 2019 Training Camp Roster
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Milwaukee Bucks Announce 2019 Training Camp Roster

The 20-man team will travel to the University of Wisconsin-Madison for three days of training camp from Oct. 1-3 at the Nicholas-Johnson Pavilion.

City Hall: Council Okays Settlement to Sterling Brown
City Hall

Council Okays Settlement to Sterling Brown

City would pay $400,000. But the Bucks guard isn't expected to accept the offer.

Murphy’s Law: City Attorney Grant Langley Retiring?
Murphy’s Law

City Attorney Grant Langley Retiring?

Vince Bobot announces for job, leading to speculation Langley may retire after 36 years.

Chief Morales Backs Community Policing

Chief Morales Backs Community Policing

But offers little detail on curbing excessive force in forum at Marquette.

City Attorney Shifts Blame to Sterling Brown
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City Attorney Shifts Blame to Sterling Brown

"The comments from City Attorney Langley are troubling."

Joint Statement on the Sterling Brown case
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Joint Statement on the Sterling Brown case

From Alderman Ashanti Hamilton, Alderman José G. Pérez, Alderman Nik Kovac, Alderman Cavalier “Chevy” Johnson, Alderwoman Chantia Lewis, Alderman Mark A. Borkowski, Alderman Tony Zielinski, Alderman Bob Donovan, Alderwoman Milele A. Coggs, Alderman Robert J. Bauman, Alderman Khalif J. Rainey, and Alderman Russell W. Stamper, II

Milwaukee drops the ball again on race relations
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Milwaukee drops the ball again on race relations

Statement from Alderman Rainey on standing ovation for Josh Hader - July 23, 2018

Chief Morales Seeks Community Partners

Chief Morales Seeks Community Partners

Wants to win public trust, Morales says in speech to Rotary Club.

Op Ed: Jim Crow and Urban America
Op Ed

Jim Crow and Urban America

Sterling Brown incident, disparities in traffic stops show the racial boundaries of today.

City Hall: Zielinski Out as Licenses Committee Chair
City Hall

Zielinski Out as Licenses Committee Chair

Did he lose the powerful post because he's running for mayor?

Banks Make Millions Off Police Brutality Cases

Banks Make Millions Off Police Brutality Cases

Report shows banks earned $3.7 million on $26 million in city-issued bonds to pay off MPD suits.

Rep. Bowen: Statement on Juneteenth day of action
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Rep. Bowen: Statement on Juneteenth day of action

"The liberation that we celebrate on Juneteenth Day still has not been fully realized."

Brown Files Suit Against Milwaukee Police

Brown Files Suit Against Milwaukee Police

Bucks player files federal civil rights suit, claiming wrongful arrest and excessive force.

A Call for Police Reforms

A Call for Police Reforms

Community members cite Sterling Brown incident, demanding MPD reforms.

Chief Won’t Name Cops Who Tased Brown

Chief Won’t Name Cops Who Tased Brown

Morales says he legally prevented from releasing names, new FPC head also cites law.

Sterling Brown incident authenticates predictions from years past
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Sterling Brown incident authenticates predictions from years past

Statement from Alderman Tony Zielinski

Mahlon Mitchell Statement on the Release of Body Cam Footage Involving Sterling Brown
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Mahlon Mitchell Statement on the Release of Body Cam Footage Involving Sterling Brown

"As a first responder, I believe there are no excuses for the violent tactics used against Sterling Brown."

Supervisor Moore Omokunde Statement on Sterling Brown Video
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Supervisor Moore Omokunde Statement on Sterling Brown Video

"Black folks are reminded daily about the violence that our communities suffer at the hands of the police in America."

City Hall: Police Reform Needed, Say Council Members
City Hall

Police Reform Needed, Say Council Members

Brown incident proves problem, changes needed, Hamilton, Coggs say at press conference.

Rep. Bowen: Statement on release of bodycam footage of Sterling Brown
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Rep. Bowen: Statement on release of bodycam footage of Sterling Brown

"While it may have taken police violence against a high profile victim to once again raise public awareness, these unnecessarily escalated situations have become commonplace and officers continue to face little or no consequences."

Sterling Brown case leaves us with many unanswered questions
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Sterling Brown case leaves us with many unanswered questions

Statement from Alderman Bob Donovan - May 24, 2018

Supervisor Nicholson Statement on Sterling Brown Incident
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Supervisor Nicholson Statement on Sterling Brown Incident

"The criminalization of Black bodies has to stop, and the police must be held accountable for their abusive treatment towards Sterling Brown, who was attempting to comply with police instructions."

Gov. Scott Walker Quick to Weigh in on NFL Player Protests, Silent on Release of Footage Showing Authorities Assaulting Milwaukee Buck Sterling Brown
Murphy’s Law: Police Video Gets National Attention
Murphy’s Law

Police Video Gets National Attention

Police confrontation with Bucks player gets national headlines, raises troubling questions.

Bucks Organization Statement on Sterling Brown
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Bucks Organization Statement on Sterling Brown

We are grateful for the service of many good police officers that courageously protect us, our fans and our city, but racial biases and abuses of power must not be ignored.

Mayor’s Involvement in Incident with Bucks Player Disturbing
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Mayor’s Involvement in Incident with Bucks Player Disturbing

The sheer hypocrisy concerns me and should concern every citizen in Milwaukee.

Fifth Annual Milwaukee Bucks Fan Fest, Presented by Pick ‘n Save, Scheduled for Sunday
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Fifth Annual Milwaukee Bucks Fan Fest, Presented by Pick ‘n Save, Scheduled for Sunday

The event is FREE and open to the public, but tickets are required