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Jonathan Cermele

Dec 8, 2021

Judge picks prosecutors to decide charges against officer

A business attorney and a western Wisconsin prosecutor will decide whether to file charges against a former police officer who killed a man in a suburban Milwaukee park five years ago, a judge announced Wednesday.

Nov 10, 2015

Officer who killed Milwaukee man won’t face federal charges (UPDATE)

The U.S. Justice Department said Tuesday it wouldn't pursue criminal civil rights charges against a white Milwaukee police officer who shot a mentally ill black man 14 times in a city park last year.

Mar 24, 2015

Firing of Milwaukee police officer who shot man upheld

Milwaukee's police chief was justified in firing a white officer who killed a black man during a scuffle last year, a panel of police commissioners ruled Monday night.

Mar 20, 2015

Hearing on reinstating fired Milwaukee officer begins

An attorney for a former Milwaukee police officer who was fired after he killed a mentally ill man has begun trying to persuade the city's police commissioners to reinstate the officer.

Sep 4, 2013

Judge sets Jan. hearings for Milwaukee residency requirements

Hearings are set for January in the lawsuit filed by police and fire unions against the city of Milwaukee over residency requirements for city employees.

Jul 12, 2013

Judge puts hold on Milwaukee residency rule enforcement

Milwaukee city officials cannot enforce residency requirements until a court hears a motion for injunction from the rules’ opponents.

Feb 13, 2011

Chief: Rape wasn’t first allegation against ex-cop

MILWAUKEE (AP) — An ex-Milwaukee police officer accused of raping a woman in July has been accused of breaking the law five times before, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reported Sunday. Citing department records and officials, the newspaper said three of the previous allegations against Ladmarald Cates, 43, involved sexual misconduct. Two involved female prisoners, and […]


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