At least 25 jail officers currently working in the state have been fired or forced out from previous positions in law enforcement, according to data from the Wisconsin Department of Justice obtained through an open records request. About half come from the Milwaukee area.
Republican redistricting put Fitzgerald brothers – who live 13 miles apart – in different congressional districts
Experts call it “shenanigans,” “different species of gerrymandering”
The total number of law enforcement officers and the total number of police academy graduates in Wisconsin are both at a ten-year low. Recruiting and retaining officers has become more difficult, making it an employee’s market.
Portraits of voters from Milwaukee, Madison and Eau Claire.