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09.19.2014 | 12 days ago | Posted at 10:12 AM
By Lisa Kaiser
At a very frustrating meeting of the Milwaukee Fire and Police Commission Thursday evening, the family of Dontre Hamilton named the Milwaukee Police officer who fatally shot Hamilton in Red Arrow Park in April.  “Christopher Manney is the officer that shot my brother 14 times,” said Nathaniel Hamilton.  The FPC, as well as MPD Chief Edward Flynn, sat stony-faced as the Hamilton fam...
Wednesday, June 24, 2009

How did the suspect get the gun?

The city was horrified to learn that two Milwaukee police officers had been shot in the head in broad daylight, allegedly by an armed teenager on a bicycle. Even more horrifying is learning that it’s legal for an 18-year-old to purchase a handgun— as long as the gun is sold by a private seller...