Citizen oversight board was not involved in reviewing police investigation; mayor says he was unaware independent review ordered by city had been halted.
Sheboygan anti-abuse group calls for accountability from police department
‘The eyes of the Sheboygan community are on the police department and city administration in how they handle these allegations,’ Safe Harbor says
Widespread sexual harassment draws discipline, resignations in Wisconsin police department
Ten officers disciplined, female officers quit, city official resigns amid widespread sexual harassment in this Wisconsin police department.
Sheboygan Police Department sexual harassment probes: What to know
Here’s some of the misconduct surfaced in the Sheboygan Police Department’s three 2021 sexual harassment investigations, and the resulting discipline.
Has the Madison Police Department generally stopped identifying the race of suspects in crime alerts?
Yes. In a statement, Madison Police Department Public Information Officer Stephanie Fryer said the department has stopped identifying the race of suspects in incident reports if “it is not believed (race) will assist in the apprehension or identification of a suspect.”
Was a Democrat-led protest at the Wisconsin State Capitol in 2011 as violent as the U.S. Capitol protest in 2021?
No. Law enforcement officers and public officials present during the 2011 pro-union protests at the Wisconsin State Capitol in Madison have described them as largely peaceful. This contrasts with the characterization of the Jan. 6, 2021 protest at the U.S. Capitol. Numerous authorities, both Democratic and Republican, have characterized Jan. 6 as violent.
Police in Wisconsin killed 149 people since 2013, lower than national rate
Marinette, Walworth counties, Green Bay, Eau Claire and Waukesha have higher rates; experts say higher quality training may be keeping statewide numbers low
Militia member says Kenosha police sought to push protesters toward them on night of deadly shootings
Two people were killed and one seriously wounded by a 17-year-old who had answered the call for armed civilians to protect the city
Defund the police? Milwaukee eyes future amid Black Lives Matter protests, coronavirus budget crunch
Calls to shift funds from policing to programs that improve quality of life for people of color aren’t new. But this time, more people are listening.
Shot fired, texts deployed at UW
Police at the University of Wisconsin-Madison used an unprecedented amount of texts and social media to communicate with campus during an emergency Sept. 18.
Racine murder case gets benefit of teamwork that helps ‘connect the dots’
Because of teamwork involving a private homicide review team, charges have now been filed against two men — eight years after the violence that left three people dead and four injured.
Madison cold case gets warmer
The investigation of Andrew Nehmer’s 1986 murder highlights both the opportunities that new technologies present for solving old crimes and the challenges posed by degraded evidence, vanishing witnesses and fading memories.