DAILY WISCONSIN

Police Misconduct

Independent…

We are asking for an independent investigation by the DOJ into law enforcement’s repeated use of force against protesters in Kenosha, and for curfew violations be dismissed because the curfew was illegally enforced. Read our full statement here: https://t.co/d0Q42q4Ope pic.twitter.com/OsZgVPNvf1 — ACLU of Wisconsin (@ACLUofWisconsin) September 9, 2020              

Madison Passes Police Reform

The @MadCityCouncil passed police reform measures early Wed morning, with support from @src2. The measures show @CityofMadison cares about #BlackLives said Brandi Grayson of @UrbanTriage https://t.co/YxpA7CEvhl pic.twitter.com/D9y5MdwuUe — Wisconsin Examiner (@WIExaminer) September 2, 2020    

Advocates question Wisconsin’s police reviews

Wisconsin’s law requires independence only in investigations, not in prosecutions. That means prosecutors are tasked with determining charges against officers they work with, said David Sklansky, a faculty co-director of the Stanford Criminal Justice Center. Under the current law, the state Justice Department’s division of criminal investigation or another independent agency will spend between one…

Power of Video

The police officers who shot Jacob Blake 7 times in the back did not have body cameras. If nobody took that cell phone video, Jacob would not just be fighting for his life right now in the ICU but would be facing multiple charges by the cops and years in prison. Video everything. — Eugene…

Tosa PD escalates tactics against protesters

Despite escalating tactics to restrain protesters, the suburban City of Wauwatosa has become the epicenter of Milwaukee’s Black Lives Matter movement. Following a confrontation with protesters at the home of Officer Joseph Mensah, the Wauwatosa Police Department (WPD) pledged to take the gloves off. The threats of arrest and surveillance, however, haven’t deterred The People’s…