Marquette Wire

Rise in Milwaukee Homicides

Matt Campbell

January 20, 2011

Filed under Featured, News

Milwaukee tops the charts for being a big city of heavy drinkers, low stress and high poverty. The city may also be climbing the ranks of the nation’s most dangerous cities, as its homicide rate increased by 31 percent from...

MPD, DPS: Joint force in campus security

Matt Campbell

October 7, 2010

Filed under Featured, News

Just as Gordon Bombay’s Mighty Ducks always flew together, Marquette’s Department of Public Safety and the Milwaukee Police Department work side-by-side to form a team that keeps the streets of and around Marquette’s ca...


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. ...

‘Python’ inspires increased patrols

Matt Campbell

September 14, 2010

Filed under Featured, News

Operation Python.  It sounds like something Samuel L. Jackson would put into place to rid the skies of vicious, bloodthirsty snakes. In actuality, it is the new foot patrols that the Milwaukee Police Department is putting...

STAFF EDITORIAL: University should have disclosed murder details

Jim McLaughlin

May 4, 2010

Filed under Editorials, Viewpoints

Students walking to the popular Friday night hangouts near 18th and State streets were confronted by something very unusual and frightening — a dead body. A double shooting that resulted in one death Friday night in daylight...

The right to remain informed

Derrick Chengery

February 2, 2010

Filed under Featured

Crime on or around an urban campus like Marquette’s is a daily reality. Word-of-mouth accounts of criminal activity spread quickly, but official notices disseminated by authorities like the Department of Public ...

STAFF EDITORIAL: Safety concerns at 16th, 17th and Kilbourn

December 1, 2009

Filed under Editorials, Featured, Viewpoints

The Department of Public Safety should be aware of the fast-moving cars at Kilbourn Avenue and 16th and 17th streets, and work with the city of Milwaukee to install stop signs to protect students from getting hit. Stop signs...

Marquette student, alumnus help apprehend battery suspect

Marie Gentile

September 24, 2009

Filed under Featured, News

A battery suspect was apprehended by Department of Public Safety and Milwaukee Police Department officers outside McCormick Hall late Wednesday night. A Marquette student and alumnus aided officers in stopping the suspect, who ...