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Black and blue: Living on both sides of the police/community debate

Published Oct. 26, 2015

Officer Lester Moore, who grew up around poverty in Houston, Texas, clearly lives in two worlds as a person of color and as a police officer who serves the Darbo/Worthington neighborhood in Madison. He can't help but see both sides of the current police/community debates.


"Peace Officer" hunts for solutions to cop-civilian tensions

Published Oct. 3, 2015

William "Dub" Lawrence knows more about the current tensions between cops and citizens than most people - and from both sides of the debate. As former Utah sheriff, he helped create the state's first SWAT team in 1975, serving over 16,000 warrants without issue. 30 years later, that very team he helped bring to life would be responsible for his son-in-law's death. His story and ensuing investigation takes the spotlight in the doc "Peace Officer."


7 things you should know about MPD's body camera policy

Published Sept. 14, 2015

The Milwaukee Police Department has released operating procedures for police officers' use of body cameras. While the policy is still under review by the city's Fire and Police Commission, the cameras are expected to be in use at the end of September. Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service's Wyatt Massey reports seven things you should know about the new cameras and the policies behind them.


Six lessons of Sept. 11 that we've already forgotten

Published Sept. 11, 2015

It's the anniversary of Sept. 11, 2001 today, and it's always a somber and sad occasion. Yet it sometimes seems that so many of the lessons of 9/11 have been lost in the years since. Here are six that we seem to have forgotten and should do our best to reclaim.


Milwaukee Film Festival announces a passel of panels

Published Sept. 8, 2015

This morning, the Milwaukee Film Festival announced its lineup of panels, including the "Keynote: State of Cinema" address - presented this year by Chicago Tribune film critic Michael Phillips.

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Theft at MPD Headquarters

(October 11, 2010 - This is a satirical blog, first posted on October 5th,  that seems to have has taken a life all of its own over the last few days. It was not written to embarrass any particular member of the police department. Nor was it meant to show any disrespect to any...

Help My Childs Missing - What Do I Do

One of your greatest fears is that your child might get lost, or worse, be abducted. If this were to occur your prompt response to this incident is critical. You must be prepared to react. You must have recent photographs, know what your child wears each day, and have concrete means for tracking ...

The 40 of 40: Day 30 - A Rant

OK, one of the things that comes with age (I guess) is an intolerance for stupidity.  Remember your parents talking about that loud rock n roll music, or kids playing on their lawn.  That was never going to be me... alas...So, this morning, TV news went crazy when a police officer was s...

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