Since the tragic death of George Floyd in Minneapolis, significant strides have been made to achieve meaningful police reform here in Wisconsin.
The survey by the Wisconsin Professional Police Association found strong support for police generally, but less among nonwhite respondents.
In the immediate aftermath of the Jacob Blake shooting by a police officer in Kenosha last August, the Wisconsin Professional Police Associati…
If our policing problems are going to be solved, the police and their unions need to take part.
Jim Palmer, Wisconsin Professional Police Association (WPPA) executive director, issued the following statement Monday:
The technique was used by a Minneapolis police officer on George Floyd.
Alternative to generous splits with fundraisers can be even less collected by firefighter and police organizations.
The issue is of particular concern in the city of Madison, which unsuccessfully tried to sue the state after it stopped allowing emergency detainees to be taken to Mendota Mental Health Institute.
The Madison police officers involved in a fatal shooting Sunday night have been identified as Sgt. Ryan Gibson, Officer Sonny Martinez and Officer Justin Nelsen.
The bill would give the public access to most police body camera video, after a measure that would have sealed such footage died last session.
Racine Police Deputy Chief Todd Schulz said a Mount Pleasant officer was attempting to make contact with Tyrese West when he fled. Following a short foot pursuit, the officer observed that West was armed.
MOUNT PLEASANT — A male subject was killed in an officer-involved shooting early Saturday morning, Mount Pleasant Police Chief Matt Soens said in a news release.
Racine County District Attorney Tricia Hanson confirmed Wednesday that the Kenosha County District Attorney’s Office has been assigned as the special prosecutor in the case of Racine Police Sgt. Samuel Stulo, a 16-year veteran of the force.
Majorities of white and nonwhite respondents believed that most people shot by police were black or members of other minority groups.
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RACINE — Racine County District Attorney Tricia Hanson announced Tuesday that her office will not press charges against two Racine Police Department officers involved in the shooting death of Donte Shannon.
RACINE — Donte D. Shannon was shot and killed by Racine police officers after they repeatedly commanded him to “drop the gun” and “show us your hands,” according to a report released by the state’s Department of Justice on Tuesday evening.
RACINE — The rainy weather Monday afternoon could not stop a group of about 50 protesters from marching from City Hall to the Racine County Courthouse and back to City Hall.
RACINE — The family of Donte D. Shannon filed a lawsuit against the City of Racine and two officers involved in a Jan. 17 shooting that resulted in Shannon’s death.
RACINE — Nakia Shannon remembers his son Donte as being an outgoing and caring person.
What matters most is whether changing the verbiage in a police document would have been enough to save lives.
Police procedure changes ordered by City Council is lauded as a "significant move in the right direction."
"All of our analyses, both by our internal and outside experts, concluded that the officers acted within the legal standards for use of force," City Attorney Michael May said, acknowledging, "The jury found otherwise."
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