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Sheriff News Releases

Deputies Arrest 13 in Operation Drive Sober Initiative


Deputies arrest 13 and charge with OWI as part of Operation Drive Sober initiative.

Speed Saturation Enforcement Nets Hundreds of Violators


Sheriff Richard Schmidt continued with a strong speed saturation enforcement initiative that resulted in traffic stops of hundreds of violators this past week.

Operation Drive Sober - 15 OWI Arrests


Operation Drive Sober for the weekend ending Oct. 14, 2018, resulted in 15 OWI arrests. These arrests included an OWI-5th with a child in the vehicle charge. One arrest was the result of a wrong-way driver.

Three Face Charges After Breaching Security at 128th Air Refueling Wing


Breach of security at the 128th Air Refueling Wing results in three individuals facing charges.

Deputies Recover Weapons, Drugs and Stolen Vehicle During Traffic Stops


Deputies recover weapons, drugs and stolen vehicle during traffic stops on Sept. 12, 2018.

Jail Policy Changed to Reflect Case Law on Immigration and Customs Enforcement Detainers


Milwaukee County Jail will no longer hold any inmate at the request of ICE after their state-law custody has ended. This policy ensures all inmates subject to release are treated exactly equally under the Fourth Amendment by the Jail regardless of their immigration status, and inmates about whom the County has received a civil ICE detainer request are processed no faster or slower than all other inmates.

Violent Crime Unit Formed


This 10-member Violent Crime Unit will partner with the Milwaukee Police Department starting the first week of September.

Weapons Recovered After Deputies Perform a Traffic Stop


Deputies recovered weapons during a traffic stop shortly after a report of shots fired at Dineen Park.

Man Ticketed for Driving 99 in 55 MPH Zone


Driver stopped during speed saturation patrol for going 99 mph in a 55 mph zone.

Deputies Use Taser on Man After OWI 3rd Crash


Deputies tase a man stopped for OWI-3rd. The subject continued to display bizarre behavior, was medically treated at the scene and was taken into custody.


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