The Fire and Police Commission is pleased to announce the release of our 2017 Annual Report. The report provides a thorough overview of the work of the FPC during 2017 and includes:
- a brief history of the commission,
- a summary of the commission structure,
- an introduction to the commissioners and staff,
- an overview of notable events and community relations efforts,
- an overview of research reports,
- an accounting of policies reviewed,
- information on the citizen complaint process,
- a detail of departmental disciplines imposed and discipline appeals heard,
- information on recruiting campaigns,
- a presentation of testing, hiring and promotion data, and
- a detailed demographic profile of the police and fire departments.
Steven G. Brandl, Ph.D. of the University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee Department of Criminal Justice has completed his analysis of the Milwaukee Police Department (MPD) uses of force for the year 2017. This report is the latest report in a systematic examination of the MPD use of force that has been ongoing since 2009.
The FPC has released the 2017 Vehicle Pursuit Report, detailing information related to vehicle pursuits engaged in by the Milwaukee Police Department (MPD). The goal is to provide the public with an objective measure of the frequency and circumstance of vehicle pursuits engaged in by MPD officers. This report is intended as a factual, informational, and unbiased tool for the public and policy makers to reference when examining this important topic.
As part of the recently announced Milwaukee Collaborative Reform Initiative (MKECR), the Milwaukee Fire and Police Commission (FPC) is pleased to announce a new web portal to offer the residents of the City of Milwaukee an opportunity to read, review, learn about and comment on the findings and recommendations contained in the draft US Department of Justice (US DOJ) Milwaukee Police Department (MPD) assessment report. Please read our press release for more information.
The web address of the portal is:
The Milwaukee Fire and Police Commission is pleased to announce the release of the 2017 City of Milwaukee Police Satisfaction Survey Findings Report. The survey was conducted and the report was authored by the Strategic Research Institute of St. Norbert College in partnership with Dr. Joseph Cera of Neighborhood Analytics, LLC. The work is a replication of a survey conducted by Dr. Cera in 2014 with the addition of 4 questions related to the 911 system. An overview of the report was presented to the Board of Fire and Police Commissioners at their regularly scheduled meeting on Thursday, March 1st.