Bill Lueders

The email, with a personal phone number redacted, sent from John Milotzky in 2016. The email was sent two days after Officer Mensah was cleared of the Jay Anderson shooting. (Photo by Isiah Holmes)

Internal email suggests Tosa PD use high fees to ‘combat’ records requests

BY: - November 23, 2020

The investigation into the second fatal shooting involving Wauwatosa police officer Joseph Mensah was over, and people had filed open records requests for Mensah’s personnel file. Then, two days after the shooting was cleared by the District Attorney’s office, Milotzky would send out a telling email. “I spoke with Attny. Cermele about it,” John Milotzky, […]

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The scourge of privacy

BY: - July 24, 2019

I like privacy as much as the next person. I don’t want anybody tapping my phone or peeking through my windows. I’m even irked that whenever I go online to shop for, say, chainsaws or hiking boots, every other web site I go to afterward reminds me of my interest in these products. But as […]