Milwaukee Crime

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.
Credit Raymond Boyd, Getty Images

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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Project Milwaukee
12:22 am
Sat November 23, 2013

Wisconsin Followed Trend As U.S. Sent Higher Rate of Black Men to Prison

Black Americans are incarcerated at more than six times the rate of their white peers, according to Marc Mauer of The Sentencing Project.

Lake Effect's Mitch Teich interviews Marc Mauer of The Sentencing Project.

Though Wisconsin has the unfortunate distinction of having the country's highest rate of black male incarceration, it does fall in line with national trends.

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Politics & Government
4:57 pm
Wed August 7, 2013

Barrett Seeks Help From State Lawmakers to Curtail Violence

Mayor Barrett is looking for help from the state to help stem Milwaukee's violent summer

It’s been a violent week in Milwaukee. At least 20 people have been shot since Friday.

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