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Judge: Milwaukee Must Settle Lawsuit or Reinstate Former Chief

The ruling from Milwaukee County Judge Christopher Foley comes weeks after Morales' legal team asked the judge to force the city to reinstate him.

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Activists Try to Shut Down Wisconsin Chief's Phone with Calls Demanding He Fire Officer

Chief Shon Barnes declined to comment Wednesday on what Freedom, Inc. called its phone jam. But earlier this year, Barnes told 27 News there would be no revisit of Kenny's job status unless new information surfaced.

Officer who Shot Jacob Blake Back on Duty, Will Not Face Discipline

The officer, Rusten Sheskey, returned from administrative leave in late March. He was "found to have been acting within policy and will not be subjected to discipline," according to a statement Tuesday from Kenosha Police Chief Daniel Miskinis.

Jacob Blake Sues Kenosha Officer Over Shooting

The lawsuit was filed Thursday by civil rights attorney Ben Crump in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin.

WI Police Respond to Call of Dog Driving Jeep into Building

The driver told police he had parked his Jeep at a gas station and walked over to a bakery. A short time later he saw his Jeep up against the Fairfield building across the street.

Wisconsin Police Officer who Resigned Over Third Fatal OIS Hired as Deputy

Nearly two months after he resigned from the Wauwatosa Police Department, Joseph Mensah was sworn in as a Waukesha County deputy Monday.

University of Wisconsin Police Chief Bans Thin Blue Line Symbol

In the e-mail Roman wrote that extremists who have “so visibly coopted the thin blue line flag” place officers at “greater risk.” She added, “The balance has tipped, and we must consider the cost of clinging to a symbol that is undeniably and inextricably linked to actions and beliefs antithetical to UWPD’s values.”

Kenosha Officers Will Not be Charged Over Jacob Blake Shooting, City Braces for Unrest

District Attorney Michael Graveley said Officer Rusten Sheskey was justified in his use of deadly force. The other officers at the scene also will not be charged.

Police and Feds Investigating Deliberate Spoilage of 500 COVID Vaccine Doses

Police in Grafton, WI, about 20 miles (32 kilometers) north of Milwaukee, said in a statement that the department, FBI and Food and Drug Administration are “actively” investigating.

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Wisconsin Officer Justified in 3 Fatal Shootings Resigns

Mensah, who has been suspended since July 15, has shot and killed three people in the line of duty in the last five years. All three of those shootings have been ruled justified self-defense by the Milwaukee County District Attorney's Office, including the most recent one in February.

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