Stories tagged: "Milwaukee Police Dept"


Off-duty Milwaukee Police Officer Matthew Willmann approaches photographer LaTasha Lux before striking her on July 5.
Off-Duty Milwaukee Cop Who Attacked Photographers Will Face Criminal Charges

Charges filed almost eight months after assaults caught on camera.

Milwaukee Police Want Thousands of Rubber Bullets, Tear Gas, Smoke Grenades for Policing DNC
Milwaukee Police Want Thousands of Rubber Bullets, Tear Gas, and Smoke Grenades for Policing DNC

Items requested despite city officials ordering police to not use rubber bullets and as Trump plans to deploy uninvited federal forces.

Off-duty Milwaukee Police Officer Matthew Willmann approaches photographer LaTasha Lux before striking her on July 5.
Police Tried to Cover Up Off-Duty Cop’s Assault on Photographers, Legislators Say

Photographers’ attorney says incident shows “police-protect-police culture.”

Police Are Officially Out of Milwaukee Public Schools
Milwaukee Schools End Police Contract

Unanimous decision a win for young activists.

Hundreds March to Get Police Out of Milwaukee Schools
Hundreds March to Get Police Out of Milwaukee Schools

School board votes Thursday night on MPD contract.

Wisconsin's Largest City Poised to Defund the Police By $30 Million
Milwaukee PD Faces 10 Percent Cut

Budget reallocation ordered by veto-proof council majority

Demonstrators march through Milwaukee on May 29 to protest police brutality.
‘Rubber Bullets Have Replaced German Shepherds’: Milwaukee Police Feel Heat for What They Did to Protesters

Chief says police are being ‘crucified’ by complaints in the wake of George Floyd’s death.