Marquette Wire

MPD, DPS: Joint force in campus security

Matt Campbell

October 7, 2010

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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...

ORL assists student post-fire

Derrick Chengery

February 4, 2010

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A raging fire sparked earlier this month is under investigation after it left a Marquette student homeless and shut down a popular local business. Matthew Olson, a senior in the College of Engineering, was made homeless after...

3 lives claimed in New Year’s police chases

Derrick Chengery

January 21, 2010

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DECK: MPD defends procedures, opens investigation Three people are dead after the drivers of two different vehicles led Milwaukee police on two unrelated incidents over the New Year’s holiday. Now, the city's police chief and...

DPS Reports 12/08

Derrick Chengery

December 8, 2009

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Dec. 4 At 7:34 p.m., duty resident assistants at McCormick Hall noticed a suspicious odor coming from a room on the ninth floor. After further investigation by the Department of Public Safety, officers entered a room where...

Underage drinking busts sober up students

Derrick Chengery

November 12, 2009

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Some students may think twice before tapping their next keg for profit following a recent string of underage drinking citations and arrests. The Milwaukee Police Department carried out an underage drinking bust of a Marque...

Milwaukee crime decreases for seventh consecutive quarter

Derrick Chengery

October 27, 2009

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Crime in Milwaukee has decreased by 12.3 percent overall throughout the first nine months of 2009 compared with the first nine months of 2008. These statistics mark a 14.5 percent decrease from 2007 to 2009, as well as the seventh...

Self-defense classes help students prepare for danger

Derrick Chengery

October 15, 2009

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Just about every Marquette student has been there: You're walking back to your building from the library late at night. Unfortunately, you’re alone. Do you know what to do if someone approaches you? Marquette’s Department of Public Safety wants to make sure you do. For...