Results tagged with 'chief edward flynn'
Published Nov. 15, 2012
It's no secret that Ald. Milele Coggs and Chief Edward Flynn don't get along. Coggs is one of the leaders of the demonstrators who are demanding answers about the death of Derek Williams in police custody. The way I see it, in the budget deliberations, Coggs figured the way to get back at the chief was to eliminate the salary for the public relations position at the police department.
Published Aug. 7, 2009
Milwaukee County Supervisors Patricia Jursik, Marina Dimitrijevic and Christopher Larson, along with State Rep. Christine Sinicki, have formed a Coalition to Save the Hoan Bridge. Things are heating up over the Hoan after the Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce asked for further studies involving either repairing the bridge for millions or replacing it for millions more.
Published Feb. 6, 2009
Backers of Milwaukee's paid sick leave ordinance plan to show up at the Milwaukee County Courthouse en masse Friday at the first hearing the ordinance will have in front of a judge. Since Milwaukee voters approved the measure, nearly half the county's suburbs -- including Greenfield, Brown Deer, Oak Creek, and Racine -- are taking steps to institute anti-sick leave measures. Milwaukee 9to5 has sent out an e-mail asking supporters to show up at the courthouse to Room 413 by 10 a.m. today.
Published Jan. 23, 2009
Milwaukee Police Chief Ed Flynn, seeking to spend the slush fund known as "asset forfeiture expenditures," sent a laundry list of ideas to a Common Council committee last week. As usual, many of the items don't necessarily qualify as "proper spending" under federal guidelines. No one seems to care about that anymore.
Published Oct. 22, 2008
Although the Milwaukee Police Department's 911 emergency call system is just five years old, city officials have been told that it needs replacing. The price tag -- $5 million -- coupled with a $370,000 request for crossing guards, has led to some haggling at City Hall.
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