Criminal Justice

A northern Wisconsin women’s group’s BLM support blew up its relationships...

Six months ago, Embrace, an organization providing services and resources to survivors of gender-based violence in four conservative northwest Wisconsin counties, placed a Black...

ACLU: Milwaukee PD stop and frisks have not stopped

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Wisconsin is blasting the Milwaukee police, referencing a new report showing that stop and frisk practices did...

May Day in Milwaukee Three mile march focuses on immigrant rights...

Members of Voces de la Frontera Action, Souls to the Polls, Youth Empowered in the Struggle (YES), The Party for Socialism and Liberation (PSL)...

Bill opens door for more police drones in Wisconsin A bill...

An Assembly Committee on Corrections hearing into a bill that would allow law enforcement to fly drones over Department of Corrections (DOC) facilities offered...

Supreme Court indefinitely suspends license of Waushara County DA who stopped...

The Wisconsin Supreme Court granted a request from former Waushara County District Attorney Laura Waite to indefinitely suspend her license to practice law in...

Waupun mayor weighs in on closing prison ‘We cannot be termed...

As Wisconsin continues to explore the path forward toward criminal justice reform, the state’s oldest prison maintains a unique place in the debate. Waupun...

Kaul announces statewide investigation into clergy abuse

Wisconsin is opening a statewide review of historical and recent sexual abuse by members of the clergy and other faith leaders, Attorney General Josh...

Cannabis advocates switch focus to local policy ‘For so long we’d...

While ending cannabis prohibition remains a key ambition of many Badger State residents, their toolbox of strategies may need to change. Advocates like Eric...

Gov. Evers and Legislature address police reform on same day with...

Gov. Tony Evers issued an executive order Wednesday afternoon directing state law enforcement to update its use of force policies.  The order came shortly after...

Racial disparities task force releases first recommendations Recommendations fall short of...

The Wisconsin Assembly task force on racial disparities released its first report Wednesday from the law enforcement subcommittee, recommending 18 legislative actions to set...
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