Marquette Wire

The Best of DPS Reports

Kaleigh Ward

January 18, 2011

Filed under Featured

Twice a week, a reporter from the Marquette Tribune selects the most pertinent and sometimes unusual Department of Public Safety reports to include in the week’s issues. DPS Officer Joseph Secanky said most DPS officers don’t want to portray the...

MPD confiscates weapons around campus

Matt Campbell

November 9, 2010

Filed under Featured, News

The effective fatality radius and casualty-producing-radius of an M67 fragmentation grenade are five meters and 15 meters, respectively.  That is quite larger than your average bullet. In the last seven weeks — on the 1100...

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...

House parties leave students with financial hangovers

Matt Campbell

October 12, 2010

Filed under Featured, News

If you are planning on throwing a huge “rager” this weekend, think twice. There may be more trouble than fun on tap. Three University of Wisconsin-Madison students learned that lesson the hard way last month when Madison...

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...

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...

Five men arrested in robbery spree

Derrick Chengery

March 4, 2010

Filed under Featured, News

An investigation by the Milwaukee Police Department has led to the arrests of five individuals in connection with a string of robberies on Milwaukee’s North and Northwest sides. Police arrested the suspects in connection...

Five people in custody after last week’s violent deaths

Derrick Chengery

March 2, 2010

Filed under Featured, News

The Milwaukee Police Department has five people in custody after a succession of violent acts left a mother, her two sons and another woman dead at the end of last week. Rachel Thompson, 23, Torian Thompson-Carter, 4, and Jaden...

Weekend knife attack not serious assault

Derrick Chengery

February 16, 2010

Filed under Featured, News

A Marquette student was mildly injured early Sunday morning after being cut by another student during an altercation involving a knife outside Schroeder Hall. The incident occurred at 2:08 a.m. in Parking Lot D on the west...

Crackdown on gang violence keeps streets safe

Derrick Chengery

February 9, 2010

Filed under News

Gang crime activity in Milwaukee is on the decline after U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement and Milwaukee police arrested 21 local gang members as part of a nationwide gang crackdown in late January. The effort resulted...