This annual report is authored by Steven G. Brandl, PhD, professor in the department of Criminal Justice at the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee. It provides an overview of the incidents in which force was used by officers of the Milwaukee Police Department in the year 2015 and makes statistical comparisons to prior years. The report was presented to the commission at the April 21, 2015 meeting. The Fire and Police Commission welcomes comments and questions from the public, please submit your comments and questions here
The Milwaukee Police Department is in the process of outfitting it's patrol officers and patrol sergeants with body worn video cameras. Answers to some frequently asked questions have been provided here by the FPC to give the public insight into the process.