Marquette Wire

Milwaukee coalition reports $14 million in misconduct costs

Nick Biggi

November 29, 2012

Filed under News

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...

Marquette students sustain serious injuries in accident

Nick Biggi

November 13, 2012

Filed under Editors' Picks, News

Two female students were hit by a vehicle while walking on the sidewalk Monday at around 9 a.m. Both were brought to Froedtert Hospital for medical care for serious injuries. The students were at N. 17th  St. and Wisconsin ...

Drunk driving increases around campus

Nick Biggi

October 30, 2012

Filed under News

Over the course of the fall drunk driving cases have spiked around campus, though none have been Marquette students or have been affiliated with the university. Although Department of Public Safety officers have been able to...

Organizers protest for Flynn’s resignation

Monique Collins

October 9, 2012

Filed under News

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...

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...

Vander Blue wants trial following citation

Joe Carey

April 26, 2011

Filed under Featured, News

Marquette guard Vander Blue has chosen to go to trial on charges that he punched a male student outside of the Qdoba restaurant at 803 N. 16th St. last fall, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports. The incident occurred at 1:30 a....

DPS and MPD team up to nab suspects in campus robbery

Zach Buchheit

March 22, 2011

Filed under Featured, News

As spring break began, Marquette’s Department of Public Safety stayed hard at work, collaborating with the Milwaukee Police Department to arrest one suspect and take two others into custody for questioning regarding two recent...

Shot detector rings alarm for police

Zach Buchheit

March 1, 2011

Filed under Featured, News

Milwaukee police are now able to identify the exact location of gunfire in one area of the city and dispatch officers there more quickly, thanks to a new system of sophisticated sensors and high-tech software. The ShotSpotter...

Punches, expletives allegedly thrown at DPS officers

Tony DiZinno

January 25, 2011

Filed under Featured, News

A 19-year-old Marquette student who attempted to punch a Department of Public Safety official Saturday morning was arrested for disorderly conduct and criminal trespassing. According to Captain Russell Shaw, associate director...