Results tagged with 'derek williams'
Published April 2, 2013
When an inquest jury decided there was enough evidence to support state charges against the three officers accused of neglecting their duties when Williams died, some were encouraged. Unfortunately, with no charges issued in his death it's almost like Williams' life never really counted.
Published Feb. 22, 2013
The inquest into the death of Derek Williams made history this week. For the first time in over 25 years, an inquest jury suggested charges be brought against Milwaukee cops accused of misconduct.
Published Feb. 19, 2013
Why did seven Milwaukee police officers refuse to testify at the Milwaukee County inquest into the death of Derek Williams in police custody? Inquiring minds want to know.
Published Feb. 12, 2013
In a fourth floor courtroom in the Milwaukee County Courthouse this week, a group of 32 prospective jurors underwent selection process for the inquest into the death of Derek Williams, the 22 year old man who died in police custody.
Published Sept. 27, 2012
I have a lengthy history as a journalist, and I know a campaign when I see one. It's true of the crazy birther movement. It's true of the MSNBC relentless assault on Mitt Romney's taxes. It's true of Rush Limbaugh and his acolytes in their campaign against women's rights. The Journal Sentinel coverage of the Milwaukee Police Department has that same kind of odor to me.