Criminal Justice

Pocan introduces uniform national standards for police

Rep. Mark Pocan (D-Black Earth) announced on Friday that he is introducing a bill called the Police Training and Accountability Act, to establish national...

Police force against protesters stirs calls for sweeping reform De-escalation training...

Many people across Milwaukee are still processing clashes between protesters and law enforcement this week. Although a curfew is no longer in effect, officers...

Living as brothers and sisters How a different way of policing...

Where do I begin? The pandemic in which I must strongly isolate because of my age and my wife’s cancer? The explosive outrage that...

‘This cannot be who we are any longer’ Evers links COVID-19...

The regular briefings state officials hold to update the media on Wisconsin’s battle with COVID-19 are usually a mix of earnest public health reminders...

Tear gas is way more dangerous than police let on —...

This story was originally published by ProPublica. When Amira Chowdhury joined a protest in Philadelphia against police violence on Monday, she wore a mask to...

Pushback on Wanggaard and police use of force

Gov. Tony Evers called on the Wisconsin Legislature to pass a bill that sets standards for police use of force on Tuesday.  It’s a bill...

County Supv. Clancy describes his arrest, consequences of curfew When existing...

As Sunday’s 9 p.m. curfew drew closer in the city of Milwaukee the County Supv. Ryan Clancy, of Dist. 4, prepared for what that...

Could Floyd’s killing lead to long-delayed reform in state law? Police...

Gov. Tony Evers issued a video call-to-action on Tuesday as protests continued in municipalities throughout Wisconsin.  Evers began his message with a request that the...

Law and order won’t save us Put away the hammer—we need...

The angry, blaring buzzes came first, interrupting my radio oldies. The nearby City of Kenosha was telling me one recent evening of a state...

Milwaukee community leaders and officials support ongoing protests "This ethical contradiction...

Community leaders of Milwaukee have largely united in their support for the waves of protests which swept through the city and numerous others nationwide...
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