Milwaukee police

10:33 am
Thu December 19, 2013

Pros and Cons To Milwaukee Police Scanning License Plates

Fire and police commissioners met Wednesday to discuss the police department's plate scanning system.
Credit Marti Mikkelson

The Milwaukee Police Department has a relatively new tool for collecting and reviewing information about potential suspects - a reader.

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Politics & Government
3:49 pm
Sat August 24, 2013

What Milwaukee News Did You Miss This Week?

News analyst Bruce Murphy is the editor and chief columnist for
Credit Urban Milwaukee

Lake Effect's Bonnie North interviews news analyst Bruce Murphy about the week's top stories.

News of suspended Brewer Ryan Braun’s apology dominated much of the local news this week.

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Politics & Government
1:00 am
Tue August 20, 2013

Milwaukee Mayor's Budget Adds 100 Police Officers

In the wake of a violent summer in Milwaukee, Mayor Tom Barrett proposes putting more police officers on the streets

Milwaukee’s recent violent crime wave is on the mayor’s mind as he plans the city budget for 2014.

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12:30 pm
Fri June 21, 2013

Former Officer Sentenced to 26 Months for Illegal Body Searches

Former MPD Officer Michael Vagnini must spend 26 months in prison, for conducting invasive body searches on suspects. In April, the 34-year-old pleaded no contest to four felonies and four misdemeanors.

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12:13 pm
Thu June 20, 2013

MPD Investigates Police Killing

Milwaukee police shot a man early Thursday, after officers say he fired a gun and refused to drop it.

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