Crime Numbers

Politics & Government
11:52 am
Fri August 30, 2013

Chief Flynn: "Most Violent Period in 5+ Years"

Murders and non-fatal shootings have surged this summer in Milwaukee.
Credit Vincent Desjardins, Flickr

Lake Effect's Mitch Teich interviews Milwaukee Police Chief Edward Flynn.

Milwaukee Police Chief Edward Flynn was among a group of chiefs of police who met with US Attorney General Eric Holder this week to discuss a surge in youth violence.

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Regional
8:00 am
Fri August 30, 2013

Do High Numbers of Arrests Equal Safer Streets?

Homicides are up 20 percent this year in Milwaukee

The past couple months have been violent ones in Milwaukee. Shootings have plagued parts of the city.

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