Marquette Wire

Department of Education releases crime stats for MU

Nick Biggi

September 25, 2012

Filed under Editors' Picks, News

Data published by the Department of Education indicates that between 2008 and 2010, 84 burglaries and 2,555 liquor law violations resulting in disciplinary action were reported to have taken place on Marquette's campus. Department...

Report: DPS reports robberies in decline, batteries rising

Nick Biggi

September 18, 2012

Filed under Editors' Picks, News

Last spring, the Department of Public Safety reported that robberies and vandalism were down on campus, but batteries and thefts were up. That trend continues, but with different numbers, according to DPS Cpt. Russell Shaw, who...

Bike thefts increasing on campus

Nick Biggi

September 11, 2012

Filed under Editors' Picks, News

A rise in bike thefts on campus this summer has continued into the fall. Department of Public Safety Cpt. Russell Shaw said the main cause of this trend is the ease of breaking some bike locks with a relatively small bolt cutter. “Our...

Democrats and Republicans find common ground on safety measures signed into law by Gov. Scott Walker

Matt Gozun

April 17, 2012

Filed under Featured, News

In a rare show of bipartisanship, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker signed seven bills last Monday addressing law enforcement procedures endorsed by both Republicans and Democrats. During the signing ceremony at the Milwaukee State...

Chisholm leaning toward restructuring prison system

Brooke Goodman

February 15, 2011

Filed under Featured, News

Milwaukee County District Attorney John Chisholm appeared at the Law School last Friday with a proposal to restructure the state prison system by placing fewer offenders in jail. Accompanied by Mike Gousha...

Milwaukee crime down since 2009, but homicide increased 31 percent

Matt Campbell

February 1, 2011

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Milwaukee Police Chief Edward Flynn reported last week the city’s overall crime is down for the third consecutive year, decreasing by 10 percent from 2009 to 2010. Crime rates dropped in every category other than homicide,...

DPS Reports 10/25

Matt Campbell

October 26, 2010

Filed under News

Oct. 18 At 11:16 p.m., a person not affiliated with Marquette acted in a disorderly manner outside a business in the 1600 block of West Wells Street and was taken into custody by the Milwaukee Police Department. Oct. 20 At...

DPS Reports 9/20

Matt Campbell

September 21, 2010

Filed under News

Sept. 17 At 2:35 a.m., a person not affiliated with Marquette was seen staring down several students near the Jesuit Residence and then continued to follow them until a Department of Public Safety officer stopped him on the...

DPS REPORTS 9/15 MG1 WPO2 DAC3

Matt Campbell

September 16, 2010

Filed under News

Sept. 13 At 12:01 p.m.  a student reported that unknown person(s) vandalized the exterior of his secured, unattended vehicle in Campus Town Lot 1 sometime between Sept. 6 and Sept. 9 causing an estimated $500 in damage. ...