DAILY WISCONSIN

Police

THREE TIMES in TOSA

It's the third time Wauwatosa police have attacked the character of a Black man in government for supporting #BLM and ignoring its own serious problems with Tosa's communities of color. https://t.co/b07eyUAykp pic.twitter.com/2PUepyI1LN — Wisconsin Examiner (@WIExaminer) September 17, 2020                          

Union Opposition

Wauwatosa police union calls for a committee created to address policing and 'systemic inequities' to be disbanded https://t.co/jXkpTklQCb via @ecaseymedia — Mary Spicuzza (@MSpicuzzaMJS) September 15, 2020              

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    

Abducted from the Street in Kenosha…

Omar Flores, an activist and Kenosha native, told Wisconsin Examiner that Akindes was detained after meeting with other organizers at Kenosha’s Union Park. “They did not go very far, three to five blocks,” explained Flores, who had heard the news from others. “And an unmarked police pickup truck stopped them. They turned on their lights,…

FIXATED

Alleged double-murderer Kyle Rittenhouse was fixated on supporting police before deadly shooting in Kenosha https://t.co/vC2UdIajCf — John Adams (@DailyAdams) August 27, 2020            

KENOSHA SHOOTING SUSPECT: WHITE 17-YEAR OLD WITH AR-15

A member of the white supremacist #BoogalooBoys shot multiple protesters in #Kenosha. Although he had an AR15 he was not confronted by police or SWAT but ignored & allowed to walk out of the area. @KenoshaPolice shoot unarmed Black men but see armed white men as allies. pic.twitter.com/NBNxw9aRNY — Bishop Talbert Swan (@TalbertSwan) August 26,…

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…