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Footage of Milwaukee OIS That Sparked 2016 Riots Shown at Officer's Homicide Trial

June 16, 2017
The bodycam video from Dominique Heaggan-Brown, 25, and another officer on the scene have been the focal point of the trial. Heaggan-Brown is facing 60 years in prison if he's convicted of first-degree reckless homicide for the death of 23-year-old Sylville Smith.

Video: Footage of Milwaukee OIS That Sparked 2016 Riots Shown at Officer's Homicide Trial

June 16, 2017
The bodycam video from Dominique Heaggan-Brown, 25, and another officer on the scene have been the focal point of the trial. Heaggan-Brown is facing 60 years in prison if he's convicted of first-degree reckless homicide for the death of 23-year-old Sylville Smith.

Former Officer Charged Over Shooting That Sparked Milwaukee Riots

December 15, 2016
Former Milwaukee police officer Dominque Heaggan-Brown who shot and killed Sylville Smith in September, sparking days of rioting in the city's Sherman Park neighborhood, has been charged with first-degree reckless homicide.

WI Attorney General Says No Early Release of Milwaukee OIS Video

August 22, 2016
Body camera footage of a fatal police shooting that sparked rioting in Milwaukee's Sherman Park neighborhood will not be released until the Milwaukee County district attorney makes a charging decision, Attorney General Brad Schimel said Monday.

Milwaukee Officer Facing Social Media Threats After Fatal OIS

August 17, 2016
“Now y'all see his face if he's seen anywhere in the city drop him,” read one post. Another called for a gun so the person could “shoot him right in his head.” The posters gave the officer’s name and some included his home address.

Milwaukee Newspaper Columnist Takes Officer's Point of View in Shooting

August 16, 2016
You tell him to put the gun down. He doesn’t. You then know you have a mere instant to make a decision that is going to affect you for the rest of your life. But the rest of your life could mean just seconds if you let him turn and shoot at you.

Sheriff Clarke Tees Off on Liberal Politicians, Media Over Milwaukee Riots

August 16, 2016
Milwaukee County (WI) Sheriff David Clarke is known for his blunt comments on the anti-police movement Black Lives Matter, which he calls “Black Lies Matter.” Clarke, who is African American, is a frequent guest on Fox News and spoke at the recent Republican National Convention.

Milwaukee Chief Blames Chicago Communists for Sparking Riot

August 16, 2016
Flynn cast blame on some Chicago-based activists representing the Revolutionary Communist Party, who apparently organized young people to take to the streets and march on the then-barricaded District 7 police station, which received a number of threats.

Milwaukee Mayor Announces Earlier Curfew After Riots

August 15, 2016
After a second night of violent unrest in Milwaukee, officials announced Monday that Sherman Park would be closed at night and that teens throughout the city would be subjected to a strict 10 p.m. curfew, one hour earlier than usual.

Milwaukee Chief: Suspect Had Gun, Turned Toward Officer Before Shooting

August 15, 2016
The man who was shot and killed by a Milwaukee police officer on Saturday – an incident which sparked a night of violet protests – is seen on body camera footage with a loaded gun in his hand, officials said at a Sunday news conference. More Here.

Man Killed in Milwaukee Police Shooting Had Long Record of Arrests

August 15, 2016
Last year, Smith was charged with first-degree recklessly endangering safety involving a shooting and with witness intimidation, but the charges were dismissed, court records show.

Milwaukee Chief: Suspect Had Gun, Turned Toward Officer Before Shooting

August 15, 2016
The man who was shot and killed by a Milwaukee police officer on Saturday – an incident which sparked a night of violent protests – is seen on body camera footage with a loaded gun in his hand, officials said at a Sunday news conference.

1 Person Shot, Officer Injured in Second Night of Milwaukee Unrest

August 15, 2016
Local television showed police forming a line and using shields to deflect the objects. One police officer fell to the ground after apparently being hit by one of the objects and was moved away by fellow officers. Police also said an injured officer was taken to hospital after a rock broke the windshield of a squad car.

National Guard Activated in Response to Milwaukee Rioting

August 14, 2016
"I have activated the Wisconsin National Guard to be in a position to aid local law enforcement upon request," Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker said in a statement Sunday.

Video: Rioting Erupts in Milwaukee After Fatal OIS of Armed Suspect

August 14, 2016
Six businesses, including a gas station, and at least one car were set ablaze, and an officer was hit by a brick in the Saturday night riots..
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