Criminal Justice

New bills added to “tougher on crime” package A $5 million...

Republican legislators continue developing their “tougher on crime” bill package, adding new bills focusing on reckless driving and car theft. Another bill, introduced by...

Tougher on crime bills get a grilling Should the criminal justice...

A “tougher on crime” bill package recently introduced by a group of Republican legislators got a thorough grilling Thursday morning during the Assembly's Criminal...

ACLU holds criminal justice reform lobby day at Capitol Nearly 300...

Hundreds of people flooded a hearing room in the Capitol Wednesday afternoon, to participate in a lobbying day hosted by the American Civil Liberties...

Bill introduced to address “race out of place” police calls Rep....

Over two years ago, Rep. Shelia Stubbs found herself at the other end of what she calls “profiling by proxy,” also known as “race...

Activist reflects on victims of milwaukee’s gun violence Video interview with...

Activist and community organizer Vaun Mayes speaks with the Wisconsin Examiner about the consequences of gun violence in Milwaukee. Mayes co-founded the organizations Program...

‘Tougher on crime’ bills introduced by GOP Bills stiffen penalties for...

Standing before a banner sporting the “thin blue line,” a symbol of support for law enforcement, Rep. Joe Sanfelippo (R- New Berlin), introduced a...

Immigration activists weigh in on new federal operation Operation: Relentless Pursuit...

With a surge in federal law enforcement agents and funding expected for Milwaukee, immigration activists are concerned about whether the Department Of Justice (DOJ)...

Milwaukee picked for federal Operation Relentless Pursuit The operation will increase...

Milwaukee is one of seven U.S. cities the federal government considers violent enough to warrant federal intervention. Through Operation: Relentless Pursuit, an initiative announced Dec....

Voting in the dark on victims’ rights? Group files suit to...

A group of defense attorneys joined the Wisconsin Justice Initiative in filing a lawsuit in Dane County Circuit Court last week, seeking either to...

Milwaukee man arrested by ICE reunited with his family José de...

José (Alex) Alejandro de la Cruz-Espinoza, 38, a Milwaukee man who was arrested by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) in September, has been released...
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