City Hall: Bree Spencer Named To Fire & Police Commission
City Hall

Bree Spencer Named To Fire & Police Commission

Acting Mayor Johnson makes his first appointment to police and fire oversight body.

FPC Suspends Residency Preference For Police, Fire Promotions

FPC Suspends Residency Preference For Police, Fire Promotions

Move comes after public safety unions filed lawsuit challenging this.

City Hall: Committee Endorses Dana World-Patterson’s Appointment To FPC
City Hall

Committee Endorses Dana World-Patterson’s Appointment To FPC

Human trafficking victims' advocate draws high praise from council members.

City Hall: Dana World-Patterson Nominated to FPC
City Hall

Dana World-Patterson Nominated to FPC

Human trafficking victims advocate would replace longtime Fire & Police commissioner Ann Wilson.

City Hall: Jeffrey Norman Named Permanent Chief of Police
City Hall

Jeffrey Norman Named Permanent Chief of Police

Norman has served as acting chief since Dec. 2020 while city sorted out botched Morales demotion.

Morales Named Fitchburg Police Chief

Morales Named Fitchburg Police Chief

Former Milwaukee chief will lead suburban Madison department.

City Hall: Police Chief Search Has One Candidate
City Hall

Police Chief Search Has One Candidate

Acting Chief Jeffrey Norman asked to apply for permanent post by FPC. Mayor, many alders back him.

City Hall: FPC Restarting Police Chief Search
City Hall

FPC Restarting Police Chief Search

Jeffrey Norman remains a favorite among some city officials.

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.

City Hall: Morales Reaches Tentative, $626,000 Settlement With City
City Hall

Morales Reaches Tentative, $626,000 Settlement With City

Ousted chief won't return to Milwaukee Police Department.

No Settlement Yet, Morales Will Be Police Chief Again On July 15th

No Settlement Yet, Morales Will Be Police Chief Again On July 15th

Demoted police chief Alfonso Morales will return to old job.

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: Morales Or Milwaukee, Who Will Blink First?
City Hall

Morales Or Milwaukee, Who Will Blink First?

Former chief continues to gain leverage for any potential settlement.

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: The Ann Wilson Problem
City Hall

The Ann Wilson Problem

Mayor's chief of staff promises she will be replaced on Fire & Police Commission. But when?

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: New Policies Incentivize City Residency for Milwaukee Police, Firefighters
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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: Judge Orders Alfonso Morales Gets His Job Back in 45 Days
City Hall

Judge Orders Alfonso Morales Gets His Job Back in 45 Days

Former police chief gets even more leverage on potential settlement.

City Hall: Police Chief Search Loses a Top Candidate
City Hall

Police Chief Search Loses a Top Candidate

Malik Aziz will become police chief in Maryland. Will this benefit Acting Milwaukee Police Chief Jeffrey Norman?

City Hall: Council Wants Ann Wilson Off Fire & Police Commission
City Hall

Council Wants Ann Wilson Off Fire & Police Commission

9-6 vote against her reappointment. But they lack the authority to remove her.

City Hall: Another Council Committee Opposes Wilson
City Hall

Another Council Committee Opposes Wilson

Majority of council opposes Ann Wilson's reappointment to Fire & Police Commission.

Mayor Tom Barrett released the following statement:
Mayor Tom Barrett released the following statement

 

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: Attorney Didn’t Want Inspector General Report Made Public
City Hall

Attorney Didn’t Want Inspector General Report Made Public

Publication threatens the city's defense in Morales case argues Spencer.

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.

City Hall: Committee Rejects Ann Wilson’s FPC Reappointment
City Hall

Committee Rejects Ann Wilson’s FPC Reappointment

But even if council affirms rejection, Wilson could continue to serve.

Milwaukee County Sheriff’s Office Completes FPC Background Investigation