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DOJ Report Faults Milwaukee PD for Lack of Trust

A preliminary draft report by the U.S. Department of Justice suggests that Milwaukee police communicate poorly, make too many traffic stops, and apply inconsistent standards when disciplining officers. The DOJ said the MPD has given too little attention to nurturing trust with “the people they protect and serve.”

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Did Milwaukee PD Ignore Red Flags About Wife-Killer Cop?

Last month, Officer Leon Davis shot his wife, Sherida, then killed himself. Police had been notified of his violent behavior several times in the past, including a domestic violence report against him in 2015 that was ruled “baseless” by an internal investigation. City officials and relatives of the victim want to know if Davis got special treatment because he was a cop.