Heads up for Wisconsin drone operators – drones won't be allowed in the Milwaukee area during the Democratic National Convention. (Sorry, @mdesisti.) https://t.co/SteBf3tBnv — Mary Spicuzza (@MSpicuzzaMJS) July 30, 2020
Portland now…Cream City next. Embed from Getty Images
While it is important that the MPD provide security during the DNC, officers don’t need tanks, tear gas and rubber bullets to do it. The Common Council must prevent the MPD from obtaining weapons of war to use against our community.https://t.co/YUvlr8VivY — ACLU of Wisconsin (@ACLUofWisconsin) July 22, 2020
The directives amount to a long to-do list ranging from providing specific files on investigations and discipline, to updates on hiring and promotions. He also must publicly account for why the department used tear gas during the recent civil unrest and change the department’s policies so those chemicals can no longer be used.
In an interview with Chris Wallace on Fox News Sunday, President Donald Trump said federal squads would likely target cities run by the party that opposes him, noting that “violence” was on the increase in “Democrat-run cities.”
ALSO: Milwaukee Public Schools To Reopen With Full Virtual Learning.
Elton John, Roger Waters and, now, Alan Jackson: Every last Milwaukee arena concert on the 2020 calendar is canceled https://t.co/525ZHgPCyG via ?@pietlevy? — Mary Spicuzza (@MSpicuzzaMJS) July 16, 2020
Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett and Police Chief Alfonso Morales both have lost confidence in Steven DeVougas’ ability to lead the Fire and Police Commission in light of an independent report that found he lied about his legal representation of real estate developer Kalan Haywood Sr., they said in recent interviews. The report also found Milwaukee police rushed…
Mattioli told investigators he had held Acevedo, a friend who’d been at his house for a party, in the chokehold for 10 minutes during a fight but didn’t think he’d applied enough pressure to kill him, according to a criminal complaint.
While Dane County’s face mask mandate goes into effect Monday, and officials in Milwaukee are considering a similar measure, officials have signaled that any such move at the state level would likely face legal challenges after the May 13 ruling by the Wisconsin Supreme Court to strike down the governor’s stay-at-home order.
Black Lives Matter mural painted at the epicenter of unrest in Milwaukee Artists and volunteers painted “Black Lives Matter” diagonally across the intersection less than 100 feet from Police District 5. Several weeks ago, district…
Protesters paint ‘DEFUND THE POLICE’ on street outside Milwaukee City Hall Protesters closed a busy road street in downtown Milwaukee and painted “DEFUND THE POLICE” across the width of the street it outside Milwaukee City Hall. The…
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