Representatives from four local foundations responded to crime expert Patrick Sharkey’s research on what causes violent urban crime to decline.
The ACLU of Wisconsin, which filed suit against the Milwaukee Police Department last year for practices it charges are unconstitutional and racially discriminatory, recently released three reports community leaders say verify claims of improper police conduct that black residents have made for decades.
After years of traffic fatalities and injury accidents trending down, both are now on the rise and are soaring to levels not seen in recent years. As police regroup, city residents are grappling with the idea that a green light doesn’t mean it’s safe to go.
The Fire and Police Commission held a public forum to allow the two remaining finalists for the position of acting police chief to answer questions posed by community members, but residents said they did not get the answers they were looking for.