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Wisconsin Officer Fatally Shoots Man Advancing on Him with Pitchfork

July 1, 2016
A Madison, WI, police officer fatally shot a man Thursday night after the man emerged from Lake Monona, broke into a residence on the city’s Near East Side and was “aggressing” toward the officer with what appeared to be a pitch fork, Police Chief Mike Koval said.

Milwaukee Could Lose 20% of Police to Retirement by 2018

June 24, 2016
Some 339 officers with the Milwaukee Police Department will be eligible to retire by the end of 2017. That means nearly 20% of the city's 1,889 sworn police officers could retire over the next 18 months.

Former Wisconsin DARE Officer Gets 2 Years in Prison for Stealing from Program

June 23, 2016
A former Brown County, WI, DARE officer Kevin Vanden Heuvel grew so accustomed to the money he was stealing from the program that he volunteered to keep working for the program after his retirement.

Footage Released of Wisconsin Officers Being Attacked by Suspect

June 7, 2016
Police dashcam video has been released showing several police officers being attacked by a suspect in Greenfield, WI, on May 29. Two officers were injured so badly they were rushed to the hospital. More Here.

Milwaukee Chief Slammed by Council for Telling People How Not to Get Shot

June 7, 2016
Faced with growing complaints about his department's handling of a spike in carjackings and his own comments about how to avoid getting shot, Milwaukee Police Chief Edward Flynn defended himself at a contentious Common Council committee meeting Monday. More Here.

Video: Footage Released of Wisconsin Officers Being Attacked by Suspect

June 7, 2016
Police dashcam video has been released showing several police officers being attacked by a suspect in Greenfield, WI, on May 29. Two officers were injured so badly they were rushed to the hospital.

Video: Milwaukee Chief Slammed by Council for Telling People How Not to Get Shot

June 7, 2016
Faced with growing complaints about his department's handling of a spike in carjackings and his own comments about how to avoid getting shot, Milwaukee Police Chief Edward Flynn defended himself at a contentious Common Council committee meeting Monday.

Wisconsin Officer Wounded in Gun Grab Attack, Suspect Dead

May 30, 2016
A 23-year-old Appleton, WI, man who was a suspect in two retail thefts attacked an Appleton police officer early Saturday, taking her handgun and shooting her and a Good Samaritan before killing himself on the city's east side, Police Chief Todd Thomas said.

Milwaukee School System Spending $471K on Black Lives Matter Program

May 13, 2016
The district plans to spend nearly as much on "Black Lives Matter" as it plans to spend on College Access Centers, Universal Driver Education, and Advanced Studies of World Languages.

2 More Wounded Officers Sue Milwaukee Gun Shop

May 10, 2016
The new case, brought by Officer Jose Lopez and former officer Alejandro Arce, alleges that owners of Badger Guns negligently sold the gun used to wound them in 2007.

Video: Milwaukee Officer Saved by Armor in Shooting, Suspect Killed

May 6, 2016
A Milwaukee police officer shot by an armed robbery suspect Thursday night has been released from the hospital. He was saved from potentially mortal wounds by his body armor.

Milwaukee Officer Saved by Armor in Shooting, Suspect Killed

May 6, 2016
A Milwaukee police officer shot by an armed robbery suspect Thursday night has been released from the hospital. He was saved from potentially mortal wounds by his body armor. More Here. 

Wisconsin Firefighters Issued Ballistic Vests with Rifle Plates for Gunfire Risk Calls

April 21, 2016
All Madison, WI, firefighters on every shift now have bullet resistant vests assigned to them for added protection on any calls posing a higher risk for gunfire.

FLEOA Names Sheriff Clarke Law Enforcement Leader of the Year

March 31, 2016
Sheriff David A. Clarke Jr. of Milwaukee County, WI, was given the Law Enforcement Leader of the Year Award from the Federal Law Enforcement Officer Association Foundation (FLEOA).

Video: Woman Dead, Suspect Hospitalized, Officer Released After OIS

January 12, 2016
A woman is dead, and the man she lived with is in the hospital. This, after an officer-involved shooting in Wauwatosa, WI, on Monday night.

Woman Dead, Suspect Hospitalized, Officer Released After OIS in Wisconsin

January 12, 2016
A woman is dead, and the man she lived with is in the hospital. This, after an officer-involved shooting in Wauwatosa, WI, on Monday night. More Here.

Man Reportedly Steals Officer's Truck, 'Torches' It

November 25, 2015
Jailhouse tips led authorities to a man suspected of stealing a Hammond (WI) Police Department officer's personal vehicle containing his service pistol, badge, and other police equipment from a parking lot.

Video: Wisconsin Officer Killed in Collision with State Truck

November 24, 2015
A McFarland (WI) police officer was killed in a head-on crash involving a squad car and a Department of Natural Resources truck Monday afternoon, according to Dane County officials.

Wisconsin Officer Killed in Collision with State Truck

November 24, 2015
A McFarland (WI) police officer was killed in a head-on crash involving a squad car and a Department of Natural Resources truck Monday afternoon, according to Dane County officials. More Here.

Milwaukee Gun Store Ordered to Pay $6 Million to Wounded Officers

October 15, 2015
The ruling came in a negligence lawsuit filed by the officers against Badger Guns, a shop in suburban Milwaukee that authorities have linked to hundreds of firearms found at crime scenes. The lawsuit said the shop ignored several warning signs that the gun used to shoot the officers was being sold to a so-called straw buyer who was illegally purchasing the weapon for someone else.
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