Marquette Wire

Officers avoid charges for Derek Williams’ death

Melanie Lawder

April 2, 2013

Though the inquest jury of Derek Williams' death recommended in February that the state file criminal charges against the three officers involved, John Franke, the special prosecutor assigned to the case, decided not to press...

Milwaukee coalition reports $14 million in misconduct costs

Nick Biggi

November 29, 2012

Last week, a group of citizens submitted documentation of what they believe is proof that the Milwaukee Police Department cost taxpayers over $14 million through misconduct over the past decade. The misconduct that MPD has...

Organizers protest for Flynn’s resignation

Monique Collins

October 9, 2012

New evidence in the Derek Williams murder case has led neighborhood organizers to request Milwaukee Police Chief Edward Flynn's resignation. Flynn rejected the activists’ demands, saying “I’m not going anywhere,” acc...