Kenosha Police Department
Press Release

Statement from the Kenosha Police Department


By - Aug 30th, 2020 09:35 pm

The Kenosha Police Department has received several inquiries regarding the law enforcement activity in our City since 08/24/2020.

In preparation for the Presidential visit to Kenosha, Kenosha Police will not be at Monday’ s 1 p.m. media briefing. In lieu of KPO’s participation, Kenosha Police Chief Daniel Miskinis is providing the community with some preliminary data for the preceding week. This is all the information that he would have shared at the media briefing.

  • More than 20 firearms were seized, followed up by active investigations
  • Arrest numbers include of people from 44 different cities
  • 3 vehicles have been towed. All are related to active criminal investigations
  • 69 people were arrested for curfew violations
    • 34 people were arrested for curfew, plus additional charges ranging from carrying concealed weapons, burglary and possession of controlled substances.
    • As of 12:30 p.m. August 30, 2020 a total of 175 people have been arrested
    • Of the people processed during this week, 102 listed addresses from outside of Kenosha

We are currently calculating damage estimates to businesses. Kenosha Police will continue to share information when it becomes available.

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