Criminal Justice

Legislature finally sends action on police reform to Evers, as some...

On Wednesday — 388 days since a Minneapolis police officer killed George Floyd and 298 days since a Kenosha police officer shot Jacob Blake...

Suburban Republican calls for National Guard to patrol Milwaukee ‘war zone’

A Waukesha County Republican said that armed troops patrolling the streets of Milwaukee is necessary for residents to feel like they don’t live in...

Democrats plead with Republicans to discuss criminal justice reform 'We have...

Criminal justice reform — an area where other states have found bipartisan cooperation on creating a more compassionate and cost-effective system — continues to...

Anti-defund the police bill sparks heated Senate debate A Republican bill...

“It seems that there’s only one thing that you guys don’t want to defund, and everything else be damned,” said Sen. Chris Larson (D-Milwaukee),...

Wauwatosa chief candidates have links to Milwaukee PD

Update: A virtual meeting where some questions from the public, which were vetted by the City of Wauwatosa, will be asked of the chief...

State examines funds spent on emergency deployment to Floyd protests

The Joint Finance Committee (JFC) was set to examine requests made by the Department of Military Affairs to increase the amount of money spent...

Oneida Co. judge threatens to jail a woman for not spending...

A 22-year-old single mother in Oneida County faces 60 days in jail for contempt of court because she didn’t spend her stimulus check on...

Police wiretap bill introduced by Republican senator The bill aims to...

Pen register and trap/trace devices, which intercept phone numbers dialed on outgoing and incoming telephone calls, have long been basic tools in the surveillance...

Supv. Clancy lawsuit takes on police actions during curfews

More than a year after the George Floyd-inspired protests came to Milwaukee, questions linger over what protesters saw and experienced in the earliest days...

Bold ‘Enough Is Enough’ package of policing bills introduced in Capitol...

“This is our chance for transformation,” Rep. David Bowen (D-Milwaukee) said during a press conference at the Capitol announcing a new package of police...
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