Stories tagged: "police violence"


Rep. Jim Steineke speaking
Has Qualified Police Immunity Become Absolute Immunity? Task Force Is Divided.

Police defend the controversial doctrine while activists and a former Republican Assembly candidate criticize it.

A police officer draws a gun
Could Wisconsin Be the Next State to Overhaul Qualified Immunity Protection for Police?

Task Force on Racial Disparities begins discussion on the controversial legal doctrine during a Kenosha meeting.

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.

Sheriff's deputies stand outside the fenced-off Kenosha County Courthouse Monday afternoon.
Jacob Blake’s Family ‘Won’t Stop’ After Announcement That Officer Won’t Be Charged

“We don’t need a two-hour explanation for what our eyes can see,” said a Blake family attorney.

Wausau protest march
Cities Across Wisconsin Attempt Police Reform. Here’s How They’re Doing.

Where the march for social justice confronts the hurdles of forming new policy.

BLAK Kenosha Nick Larsen Porche Bennett Jesse Franklin
New Kenosha Activist Group, BLAK, Forms to Seek Justice for Jacob

Organization quickly becomes a prominent community voice seeking accountability from local leaders.

Despite President Donald Trump's impending arrival to Kenosha, the Justice for Jacob Blake Celebration drew the attention of national and international media. Here, the Rev. Jesse Jackson and Blake's uncle, Justin Blake (red shirt) address the press. (Photo © Andy Manis)
Jacob Blake’s Uncle to Trump: Keep His Foul Language Away From Our Family

Supporters of the police shooting victim gather away from President Trump’s appearance to focus on healing and justice.