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Supervisor Marcelia Nicholson Appointed to the Milwaukee Public Museum Board of Directors

Mar-21-2019

The Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors approved (16-0) the appointment of Supervisor Marcelia Nicholson to the Milwaukee Public Museum's (MPM) Board of Directors today for a term ending March 19, 2022.

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Department
  • Board of Supervisors
Year
  • 2019

Board of Supervisors Approves Urban Ecology Center Lease of Washington Park

Mar-21-2019

The Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors adopted (15-1) a long-term lease with the Urban Ecology Center (UEC) for portions of Washington Park today that will bring significant investment and major upgrades to park facilities.

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Department
  • Board of Supervisors
Year
  • 2019

Board of Supervisors Endorses Expanded Access to Driver's Licenses for Undocumented Immigrants

Mar-21-2019

The Board of Supervisors adopted (14-2) a proposal from Supervisor Sylvia Ortiz-Velez to endorse portions of Governor Tony Evers' budget that would restore full access to driver's licenses for all Wisconsin residents, regardless of immigration status.

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Department
  • Board of Supervisors
Year
  • 2019

Supervisor Jason Haas to Attend Vigil Against Hate

Mar-21-2019

County Supervisors Jason Haas will attend a local vigil for New Zealand's victims of white nationalist terrorism, to be held at the Islamic Society of Milwaukee Thursday night at 7:30pm. The Islamic Society is located in the 14th Supervisors District, which Haas represents on the Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors.

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Department
  • Board of Supervisors
Year
  • 2019

St. Patrick's Day 2019 OWIs Down from 2018

Mar-21-2019

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Department
  • Sheriff
Year
  • 2019
  • 2018

Deputies Respond to Report of Shots Fired

Mar-20-2019

Deputies Respond to Report of Shots Fired

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Department
  • Sheriff
Year
  • 2019
  • 2018

Supervisor Ortiz-Velez Committed to Repairing Mitchell Park Domes

Mar-13-2019

Supervisors Sylvia Ortiz-Velez released the following statement in response to a study that called for the demolition of the Mitchell Park Domes.

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Department
  • Board of Supervisors
Year
  • 2019

City and County of Milwaukee to Partner on Providing 100 Doulas for Improved Birth Outcomes

Mar-07-2019

County Supervisor Marina Dimitrijevic is proposing to allocate $52,000 to fund 100 doulas, or birth companions, to improve birth and maternal health in the 53206 Zip Code.

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Department
  • Board of Supervisors
Year
  • 2019

2/3/2019 Incident Update

Mar-06-2019

Arrest made regarding shots fired on Hwy 175 near Lisbon on February 3, 2019.

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Department
  • Sheriff
Year
  • 2019
  • 2018

Honoring Our Pledge

Feb-26-2019

Sheriff recaps progress since taking office.

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Department
  • Sheriff
Year
  • 2019

Supervisors Endorse Studying Transit Security Police on MCTS Buses

Feb-08-2019

The Board of Supervisors unanimously adopted (18-0) a resolution today to study the how the Office of the Sheriff might serve as transit security for the Milwaukee County Transit System (MCTS).

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Department
  • Board of Supervisors
Year
  • 2019

Supervisors Endorse Studying Transit Security Police on MCTS Buses

Feb-08-2019

The Board of Supervisors unanimously adopted (18-0) a resolution today to study the how the Office of the Sheriff might serve as transit security for the Milwaukee County Transit System (MCTS).

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Department
  • Board of Supervisors
Year
  • 2019

Board of Supervisors Calls for Fair Deal to Avert County Funding Crisis

Feb-08-2019

The Board of Supervisors voted unanimously (18-0) today to endorse an outline of potential solutions to avert a funding crisis facing Milwaukee County.

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Department
  • Board of Supervisors
Year
  • 2019

Milwaukee County to Move Inmate Healthcare In-house by 2021

Feb-05-2019

Milwaukee County will start providing inmate medical services in April of 2021, after a two-year contract with a temporary provider, recommended for approval today by the Finance and Audit Committee (5-0), expires.

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Department
  • Board of Supervisors
Year
  • 2019

Supervisor Nicholson to Attend Young Elected Officials Network Women’s Conference to take place in New York City Jan. 31-Feb. 3

Feb-01-2019

Supervisor Marcelia Nicholson and other young progressive elected women from across the country and from every level of government will convene in New York City on Jan. 31 for a four-day conference held by the Young Elected Officials (YEO) Network, a nonpartisan program of People For the American Way Foundation.

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Department
  • Board of Supervisors
Year
  • 2019

Committee Advances Measure to Study Transit Security Police on MCTS Buses

Jan-23-2019

The Transportation Committee of the Milwaukee County Board unanimously adopted a resolution today to study the creation of a new classification of law enforcement officer that would serve the Milwaukee County Transit System (MCTS).

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Department
  • Board of Supervisors
Year
  • 2019

Committee Advances Measure to Study Transit Security Police on MCTS Buses

Jan-23-2019

The Transportation Committee of the Milwaukee County Board unanimously adopted a resolution today to study the creation of a new classification of law enforcement officer that would serve the Milwaukee County Transit System (MCTS).

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Department
  • Board of Supervisors
Year
  • 2019

Marina Dimitrijevic Voted "Best Milwaukee County Supervisor" in Reader Poll

Jan-23-2019

Readers of the Shepherd Express have named Supervisor Marina Dimitrijevic "Best Milwaukee County Supervisor" of 2018 in the newspaper's annual "Best of Milwaukee" poll.

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Department
  • Board of Supervisors
Year
  • 2019

Workgroup Recommends Set of Legislative Solutions to Avert County Funding Crisis

Jan-17-2019

The Fair Deal for Milwaukee County Workgroup voted unanimously Thursday to recommend a set of solutions for averting a looming funding crisis facing Milwaukee County.

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Department
  • Board of Supervisors
Year
  • 2019

Abele, Lipscomb Announce Membership of Fair Deal Workgroup

Jan-14-2019

A group of 16 Milwaukee County leaders will seek to find practical proposals to partner with the State of Wisconsin in addressing the County's funding challenges, County Executive Chris Abele and County Board Chairman Theodore Lipscomb, Sr., announced Monday.

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Department
  • Board of Supervisors
Year
  • 2019

Sheriff Earnell R. Lucas

Jan-07-2019

Sheriff Lucas took office on Jan. 7, 2019. He plans to restore honor, integrity and professionalism to the Milwaukee County Sheriff’s Office.

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Department
  • Sheriff
Year
  • 2019

New Years Weekend 2018 OWI Enforcement Summary

Jan-02-2019

The New Year’s Eve initiative focused on keeping the public safe from those who engage in the dangerous behavior of driving under the influence (DUI), speeding and reckless driving.

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Department
  • Sheriff
Year
  • 2018

Sheriff’s Office Launches First Phase of Mobile Phone Application

Dec-27-2018

Milwaukee, WI – Sheriff Richard Schmidt is launching MCSO Mobile, a phone app which will provide convenient options for the public.

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Department
  • Sheriff
Year
  • 2018

Operation Drive Sober - 11 arrests

Dec-24-2018

This past weekend’s Operation Drive Sober initiative from Friday at 4:00 p.m. through 6:00 a.m. Monday, resulted in the arrest of 11 drunken drivers. The average PBT test results were .15.

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Department
  • Sheriff
Year
  • 2018

Deputies and Wauwatosa Fire Medical Unit Save Overdose Victim on Freeway

Dec-21-2018

Today, at about 2:15 p.m., deputies responded to a call of a sick driver on the I-41/US-45 northbound to I-94 westbound ramp to Highway 100 in the zoo interchange. The vehicle, a silver Dodge Ram, was in the right distress lane and the passenger was outside saying the driver was not breathing.

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Department
  • Sheriff
Year
  • 2018

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