Criminal Justice

Where in Wisconsin are police interactions on video?

Less than half of Wisconsin law enforcement agencies equip officers with both body and dashboard cameras, according to survey data from the Wisconsin Department...

Rittenhouse disappears, prosecutors seek to rearrest and increase bond

Kenosha County prosecutors sought an arrest warrant and filed to increase the bond of an Illinois teen accused of killing two and wounding another...

The thin blue line flag: symbol of police pride or violent...

In late October, then-President Donald Trump — in the midst of a scorched Earth re-election campaign that touted a pro-law enforcement message and painted...

Shon Barnes sworn in as new Madison police chief

Dr. Shon Barnes was sworn in as Madison’s 30th police chief Monday morning, taking control of a department attempting to respond to a vocal...

Why did Wauwatosa PD want the phone of Alvin Cole’s sister?...

On Oct. 8, 2020, family members of Alvin Cole joined the dozens who marched for justice in the streets of Wauwatosa. Protests flooded the...

ACLU of Wisconsin condemns Waukesha Sheriff’s Department for hiring Joseph Mensah

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Wisconsin has released a statement condemning the Waukesha County Sheriff Department for hiring former Wauwatosa officer Joseph...

After three fatal shootings in Wauwatosa, Joseph Mensah hired as a...

Joseph Mensah, the officer who became the focus of protests in Wauwatosa after three fatal shootings and later resigned, has been hired by the...

Nearly one-eighth of Wisconsin law enforcement agencies don’t use body or...

Most Wisconsin law enforcement agencies, 88%, equip officers with body cameras, dashboard cameras or both, according to survey data released by the Wisconsin Department...

Wauwatosa PD created “protester list” during crackdown on peaceful demonstrations Records...

The Wauwatosa Police Department (WPD) began tracking activists and created a list of at least 40 protesters as early as July 14, 2020. The...

Wisconsin man arrested for entering U.S. Capitol during riots

An Eau Claire man was arrested Tuesday for going into the U.S. Capitol during the violent riots on Jan. 6.  Kevin Daniel Loftus, 52, posted...
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