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Click It Or Ticket Intensified Safety Belt Enforcement Campaign Starts Today

With pandemic restrictions being lifted, more motorists are expected to be on the road enjoying all Wisconsin has to offer during the summer months. Today through June 6, Wisconsin State Patrol (WSP) officers will join law enforcement agencies statewide and nationwide, for the annual Click It or Ticket mobilization effort. They will patrol in greater […]

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Man Held On Attempted First-Degree Intentional Homicide Charge

RACINE – Leroy T. Bryant, 56, of Racine, was being held in the Racine County Jail on a $30,000 cash bond on charges of attempted first-degree intentional homicide in connection with a stabbing incident earlier this month. The Racine County District Attorney’s Office also charged Bryant with disorderly conduct. The charges include penalty enhancers for […]

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Man Charged After Disturbances At Businesses

RACINE – A 23-year-old Racine was apprehended after causing disturbances at two businesses and allegedly punching a store manager on Tuesday. Jacque M. Fipps was charged by the Racine County District Attorney’s Office with misdemeanor battery, criminal damage to property, disorderly contact, three counts of felony bail jumping and three counts of misdemeanor bail jumping. […]

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‘This is a huge step for law enforcement.’ Police unions shift stance on protecting bad officers

By Peter Nickeas, CNN (CNN) — In response to the police killing George Floyd, 15 unions that represent law enforcement officers across the US have endorsed a blueprint for policing that includes an unprecedented shift in the way unions protect bad police officers, according to a copy of the plan obtained by CNN ahead of […]

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Maurice Robinson sworn in as Racine Police Chief

https://www.facebook.com/CityOfRacineWI/videos/909717259585364 RACINE – Maurice Robinson officially started his job as the City of Racine’s new Police Chief today. He succeeded Art Howell. The event started at 1 p.m. Monday at Racine City Hall. Robinson comes to Racine from the Cincinnati Police Department, where he is the leader of criminal investigations. He was hired by the Fire and Police […]