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Milwaukee Police launch athletic league (MPAL)

By Steve Schuster [email protected] On Friday, the Milwaukee Police Department (MPD), in partnership with the Office of Violence Prevention and the United Neighborhood Centers of Milwaukee (UNCOM), announced the launch of the Milwaukee Police Athletic League (MPAL). The Police Athletic League (PAL) is a national crime prevention initiative rooted in the belief that all youth deserve the opportunity to expand ...

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Man flees Milwaukee traffic stop, leading to fatal crash

A motorist who fled from an attempted traffic stop in Milwaukee crashed into a car blocks away, fatally injuring a man, police said. Milwaukee police tried to make the traffic stop early Tuesday but the driver refused to stop and fled from the scene. The Milwaukee Police Department said officers did not initiate a pursuit of the fleeing vehicle, which ...

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Man who shot Milwaukee cop, stole squad car gets 40 years

MILWAUKEE (AP) — A man who pleaded guilty to shooting a Milwaukee police officer and stealing his squad car last year has been sentenced to 40 years in prison. A Milwaukee County judge sentenced Jetrin Rodthong, 23, on Thursday for shooting Officer Herbert Davis III as the officer was investigating a report about a sick or injured motorist. Rodthong, of ...

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Lawmakers to vote on tougher reckless driving penalties

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MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Penalties for reckless driving would dramatically increase under a pair of Republican-backed bills that Wisconsin lawmakers are set to vote on Wednesday. The bills’ chief authors, Rep. Bob Donovan and Sen. Duey Stroebel, said they introduced the legislation in response to what they say are rising incidents of reckless driving in Milwaukee. The Milwaukee Police Association, ...

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