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Police & Fire

The latest on local crime and public safety.
Wisconsin Officers Among Those Honored at National Police Memorial This Week

Wisconsin Officers Among Those Honored at National Police Memorial This Week

A final roll call for police officers from around the country, including Officer Donald Bishop of the Brookfield PD, will take place Tuesday in Washington, D.C.
Microbrewery Now Open in Brookfield

Microbrewery Now Open in Brookfield

Biloba Brewing Company opened its doors on Pleasant Street last week.
Brookfield Police Lt. 'Deeply Touched' By Generosity of Waukesha Community

Brookfield Police Lt. 'Deeply Touched' By Generosity of Waukesha Community

Waukesha Police Department and Waukesha Fire Department helped raise money for a brother in blue on Friday.
WISN: Gun Found in Elmbrook Church

WISN: Gun Found in Elmbrook Church

No injuries reported after gun was accidentally left behind in the church bathroom.
Suspect Sought in Hit-and-Run Accident

Suspect Sought in Hit-and-Run Accident

Accident occurred Feb. 20 in City of Pewaukee at Springdale Road and North Avenue.
State Department Issues Travel Alert for Sochi Olympics

State Department Issues Travel Alert for Sochi Olympics

Americans traveling to the Games this year should be vigilant of their surroundings, officials said.
Manhunt Under Way for Carjacker Who Killed 11-Year-Old Boy

Manhunt Under Way for Carjacker Who Killed 11-Year-Old Boy

The suspect, 34-year-old Rockie Douglas, is also wanted on Wisconsin warrants.
100 Stories About Gun Violence Since Newtown

100 Stories About Gun Violence Since Newtown

We looked at stories from across America in the year since the shootings at Sandy Hook School to try to illustrate the scale of the problem.
Across the Country, Police Use Cell Phone Data to Snoop

Across the Country, Police Use Cell Phone Data to Snoop

'Cell tower dumps’ are causing Americans to ponder their basic rights of privacy.
FEMA Asks Medics to Enter Mass Shooting ‘Warm Zones’

FEMA Asks Medics to Enter Mass Shooting ‘Warm Zones’

FEMA issues new guidelines for first responders of mass attacks.
What You Need to Know About Marijuana ‘Dabbing’

What You Need to Know About Marijuana ‘Dabbing’

A look at ‘dabbing,’ a new trend in marijuana consumption.
‘The Knockout Game': Real Threat or Viral Legend?

‘The Knockout Game': Real Threat or Viral Legend?

Facebook feeds and cable networks are full of coverage of innocent people being sucker punched. But there’s not much evidence of this “game” sweeping the nation.
World’s 2nd Global Police Tweet-a-thon Is Here

World’s 2nd Global Police Tweet-a-thon Is Here

The force will be strong on Twitter for the 2nd Global Police Tweet-a-thon.
Best Western Guest: 'I am Going to Kill People'

Best Western Guest: 'I am Going to Kill People'

Brookfield police responded to the hotel to arrest the person after a call came in about the disturbing behavior.
Area Troopers Awarded for Life-Saving Actions

Area Troopers Awarded for Life-Saving Actions

One trooper honored for rescuing Azana Spa shooting victims and another was honored for helping to save the life of a 1-year-old child who wasn't breathing.
Need a Smoke? These Men Have Plenty

Need a Smoke? These Men Have Plenty

A man stole at least 15 cartons of cigarettes from a Brookfield Walgreen's.
Brookfield PD to Wear Body Cameras

Brookfield PD to Wear Body Cameras

Department officials hope officers will be trained on the equipment by January.