The number of county jail officers in the state sinks to its lowest point since the state Department of Justice started keeping track in 2008.
After suffering record homicides during the pandemic, Milwaukee is reporting fewer this year. Nonfatal shootings are a different story.
Six months into the year, homicides are down about 30% in Milwaukee, mirroring the national decline in homicides and other violent crime following a surge during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Wausau Police lieutenant forced out in 2019 after department investigation found he committed sexual harassment
The Badger Project had to sue the police department to get the large parts of the investigation unredacted.
‘You’ll be dead before they get here’ – Vernon County sheriff’s deputy was arrested twice for threatening wife
Mark Bellacero, a law enforcement officer in western Wisconsin, was charged with a minor offense for the 2012 arrest. A district attorney chose not to charge him for the 2013 arrest.
But Marinette, Walworth counties, Green Bay, Eau Claire and Waukesha have higher rates; experts say quality training may be keeping statewide numbers low