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Observer on the Scene this week: Body cam demo, downtown shots

KENOSHA ⏤ This past week, the Uptown Observer went live for the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department demonstrating its new body cam system to the Kenosha

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Tonight’s meetings: KCSD to present body camera policies to county committee

KENOSHA COUNTY ⏤ Tonight, the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department will present its drafted policies governing the use of the department’s new body cameras.  The two

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Kenosha Police decision leads week’s stories

KENOSHA ⏤ This week, Uptown Observer supporters’ eyes fell heavily on stories surrounding various facets of the Kenosha Police Department. We published a story focusing

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Officer discipline, Kenosha sunrises on list of #WhatYouMissed

KENOSHA ⏤ The past week has been a mixed bag of beautiful views and potentially bitter news in the city of Kenosha involving a decision

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CORRECTED STORY: KPD Deputy Chief says department currently plans to implement body cameras by end of 3rd Quarter

Editor’s Note: This story has been updated as of Friday, April 16, 2021, at 2:50 p.m. Corrections made to this story include clarifying that the

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County committee approves grant funds for sheriff’s department, receives update on body cameras

KENOSHA ⸺ During a Wednesday night meeting, the Kenosha County Judiciary and Law Committee approved accepting $400,000 in grant funds. The funds will be used

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