Milwaukee Police Department http://wuwm.com en Chief Flynn Says Policing Not the Cause of High Rate of Black Male Incarceration http://wuwm.com/post/chief-flynn-says-policing-not-cause-high-rate-black-male-incarceration <p></p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">A policy analyst and Milwaukee's Chief of Police offer sharply differing opinions on how law enforcement figures into why so many of Milwaukee's black men are in prison.</span></p><p> Fri, 20 Dec 2013 21:34:16 +0000 Mitch Teich 20676 at http://wuwm.com Chief Flynn Says Policing Not the Cause of High Rate of Black Male Incarceration Do High Numbers of Arrests Equal Safer Streets? http://wuwm.com/post/do-high-numbers-arrests-equal-safer-streets <p></p><p></p><p>The past couple months have been violent ones in Milwaukee. Shootings have plagued parts of the city. Fri, 30 Aug 2013 13:00:00 +0000 LaToya Dennis 11965 at http://wuwm.com Do High Numbers of Arrests Equal Safer Streets? Duplicate Data Entries Show Some Crime Stats Higher http://wuwm.com/post/duplicate-data-entries-show-some-crime-stats-higher <p>If you were thinking of moving to a particular neighborhood in Milwaukee, you’d likely want to know a number of things: how is public transportation, say, and are there parks and libraries nearby? But perhaps most important would be the crime rates – what are they and are they going down, or up?</p><p>The Milwaukee Police Department maintains a <a href="http://city.milwaukee.gov/Police/crimemapsandstatistics" target="_blank">public website</a> for just such searches, but it turns out their data contained many duplicate records – which would obviously skew search results.</p> Tue, 30 Jul 2013 15:26:47 +0000 Bonnie North 9463 at http://wuwm.com Milwaukee Sued, Because of Alleged Police Strip Searches http://wuwm.com/post/milwaukee-sued-because-alleged-police-strip-searches <p>Five men, who say Milwaukee police strip searched them, are suing the city, several officers and Police Chief Flynn. Wisconsin prohibits officers from conducting cavity searches.</p><p>One officer has been convicted of conducting illegal searches. Three others still face charges.</p><p>The federal lawsuits the men have filed do not specify an amount of damages they're seeking.</p><p>In Wisconsin, only doctors, physician's assistants and registered nurses can conduct searches of rectal and genital areas, on people suspected of committing crimes.</p> Thu, 11 Jul 2013 16:20:26 +0000 Marge Pitrof 7881 at http://wuwm.com