Listening circles at the Zeidler Center often offer teenagers and police officers the first opportunity to see each other as human beings.
Milwaukee County Sheriff-elect Earnell Lucas plans to walk back immigration policies enforced by his predecessor, David Clarke, and build positive relations with the Milwaukee Police Department.
Representatives of the Milwaukee Health Department and advocacy groups continued to disagree on the main source of lead poisoning at a League of Women Voters forum intended to call attention to the issue.
Panelists at a recent conference hosted by the Marquette Law School said youth violence can be prevented by improving relations with both community members and law enforcement.
South Side community members are optimistic about a new police initiative that will increase the number of officers on foot and bicycles in Milwaukee Police District 2.
The ACLU of Wisconsin is working to inform residents about the impact of a lawsuit targeting stop-and-frisk that led to police reforms in Milwaukee.
The Milwaukee Fire Department defended its practice of placing warning signs on abandoned homes and vacant buildings, stating that it is important for firefighter safety, while Ald. Robert Bauman expressed concern that they will attract criminal activity.
Business owner RP Potts is calling for a ceasefire Milwaukee’s struggling neighborhoods.
In the wake of changing state law, Milwaukee residents gathered to discuss how the juvenile justice system can better serve young people and the community.
In a recent appearance at Marquette University, Police Chief Alfonso Morales discussed plans to bring community policing to the Milwaukee Police Department, but failed to address concerns about use of excessive force.