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Retiring Wisconsin Chief Gets Special Radio Call from Marine Corp Son Stationed Overseas

October 9, 2018
Edgerton Police Chief Tom Klubertanz retired last week, and received many radio messages as he called in 10-42. One of the messages he received was from his son—a United States Marine stationed in Africa.

4 Injured, None Fatally, in Wisconsin Workplace Shooting

September 19, 2018
Four people were shot—none fatally—in a workplace shooting in Middleton (WI) Wednesday morning. The suspected gunman was also shot and later died. It is unclear if the suspect was shot by police or if his wound was self-inflicted.

NTOA to Hold Annual Conference in Milwaukee Next Month

August 22, 2018
More than 70 courses will be offered, including seminars, practical tracks and several contemporary incident debriefs. Topics include team management, risk mitigation, current case law and emerging trends in tactical operations. Attendees can choose from an outstanding selection of incident debriefs and seminars on patrol, leadership, current legal issues and many other topics.

Wisconsin Pride Parade Organizers Say Officers Not Welcome

August 14, 2018
Police officers from the University of Wisconsin-Madison police and Dane County Sheriff's Office will not march in Madison's upcoming Pride Parade because some LGBTQ community members voiced concerns about feeling unsafe with officers participating armed and in uniform.

Milwaukee Officer Killed in Gunfight with Drug Suspect

July 26, 2018
A Milwaukee police officer was shot and killed in an exchange of gunfire with a suspect wanted on drug and gun offenses, Police Chief Alfonso Morales said Wednesday.

Wisconsin Officer Delivers Baby Boy

June 15, 2018
The Kiel (WI) 911 call center received a report on Thursday night to a call that a woman had begun labor and was in need of immediate assistance. EMS were dispatched, but Kiel Police Officer Joe Jeanty arrived to the scene first.

Video: 1 Officer Killed, 1 Injured in Rollover Crash in Milwaukee

June 8, 2018
Officer Charles Irvine Jr., 23, was killed when his squad car rolled over during a pursuit of a reckless driver.

1 Officer Killed, 1 Injured in Rollover Crash in Milwaukee

June 8, 2018
Officer Charles Irvine Jr., 23, was killed when his squad car rolled over during a pursuit of a reckless driver. More Here. 

3 Wisconsin Officers Treated for Fentanyl Exposure

May 28, 2018
Officers said they spotted a man and a woman in a stolen vehicle in the parking lot. While searching that vehicle, officers say they removed a purse that had an unknown substance in it. One officer began feeling ill while still on the scene, the other showed symptoms back at the station.

Officers in Major Cities Coping with Paintball Wars

May 2, 2018
“He started the movement in an effort to stop the shootings in the inner cities,” she said. “It’s kind of morphed into something other than what he anticipated, I think. Now these kids have been shooting unsuspecting citizens as opposed to their friends during these paintball wars.”

Wisconsin Officer Kicked Unconscious Making Arrest, Nurse Takes Down Suspect

April 17, 2018
While the nurse was checking on the sergeant, she realized Boomsma was beginning to fight with the officer again, and that Boomsma was yelling about having a knife in her pocket. The nurse was concerned that Boomsma was going to stab the officer or the unconscious sergeant, so she body slammed her and held her until an officer could handcuff her. More Here.

Video: Wisconsin Officer Kicked Unconscious Making Arrest, Nurse Takes Down Suspect

April 17, 2018
While the nurse was checking on the sergeant, she realized Boomsma was beginning to fight with the officer again, and that Boomsma was yelling about having a knife in her pocket. The nurse was concerned that Boomsma was going to stab the officer or the unconscious sergeant, so she body slammed her and held her until an officer could handcuff her.

$100 Million WI School Safety Plan to Address 'Any Threat,' Governor Says

March 27, 2018
A $100 million plan to improve school safety in Wisconsin is "critically important for students," Gov. Scott Walker said Monday after he signed the bill into law in front of fourth-graders at Victor Haen Elementary School.

Florida, Other States Consider Arming Teachers

February 22, 2018
Florida Republican Sen. Greg Steube said gun-free zones like schools are easy targets and has proposed allowing specially trained educators with military or law enforcement backgrounds to be armed.

Jefferson County (WI) Sheriff's Office

February 8, 2018

The citizens police academy at Jefferson County Sheriff's Office places participants in action-packed scenarios designed to build trust and understanding of law enforcement.

Milwaukee Officer Shot by Partner During Encounter With Armed Man

January 22, 2018
A Milwaukee police officer was shot in the foot by his partner when the two encountered an armed suspect at a domestic disturbance. The injured officer has been released from the hospital.

Video: Milwaukee Officers Rescue Teens from Burning Car

December 28, 2017
Without gloves in single-digit temperatures, the two officers made the split-second decision to try to pull the two 16-year-old boys from the burning car, which was on its roof.

Milwaukee Officers Rescue Teens from Burning Car

December 28, 2017
Without gloves in single-digit temperatures, the two officers made the split-second decision to try to pull the two 16-year-old boys from the burning car, which was on its roof. More Here.

Milwaukee Creates Police Intelligence Unit to Fight Opioid Crisis

December 15, 2017
The task force will provide a quicker turnaround of intelligence, identify patterns and geographic spikes where deaths are occurring and rapidly respond to deadly batches of fentanyl-laced heroin, he said.

Video: WI Officer Cheers Up Boy Alone on His Birthday

October 26, 2017
Green Bay (WI) Police Officer Darryl Robinson is being praised for making a ride with a police officer and a meal at McDonald's possible for an 8-year-old who needed a lift on his birthday.
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