Michael M. Bell

Father of man killed by police in 2004 accuses prosecutor in emails to lawmakers 

BY: - July 20, 2021

The father of a man killed by Kenosha police nearly 17 years ago is continuing his campaign to reexamine the case, now seeking to draw the Kenosha County District Attorney into his allegations of a police cover-up. On Monday, Michael M. Bell sent an email message to all Wisconsin legislators, as well as a number […]

Michael Bell on one of the many billboards his father bought to draw attention to internal police investigations after his son was fatally shot by Kenosha police in 2004. (Photo via Bell's Plea For a Change Facebook site.)

Kenosha shooting feels all too familiar for city resident Michael Bell

BY: - August 25, 2020

For Michael M. Bell, word Sunday that Kenosha Police had shot Jacob Blake in the back at close range replayed events from nearly 16 years ago. A Kenosha Police officer shot Bell’s son, Michael E. Bell, in the head Nov. 9, 2004, killing him — and sending the father on a crusade to reform the […]