Crime Numbers

Politics & Government
12:59 pm
Wed July 2, 2014

Numbers Help Police Predict Upcoming Crimes

Crime analysts can help determine where and when crimes will take place.
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Over the last few months, there have been periodic outbreaks of violence in Milwaukee during the weekends, or other several day stretches, with sudden increases in shootings or other criminal unrest.

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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.
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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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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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