Police Chief: KPD Officer Rusten Sheskey will not be disciplined for shooting Jacob Blake

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KENOSHA ⏤ On Tuesday, Kenosha Police Chief Daniel Miskinis announced that officer Rusten Sheskey will not be disciplined for shooting Jacob Blake seven times on Aug. 23, 2020. In January, Kenosha County District Attorney Michael Graveley also chose not to charge Sheskey with a crime. Sheskey followed current policy Sheskey “acted within the law and [...]

SCAM!: Fake deputies asking for donations from local businesses

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KENOSHA COUNTY ⏤ The Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department reports people have recently been posing as deputies to scam local businesses. Local taverns reported several phone calls with this type of scam artist on Sunday, April 11. Interviewing owners, investigators learned these "deputies" said they were part of KCSD and also the "Police and Sheriff's Coalition." [...]

#HumanityCenteredSaturday: KPD Detective Tommar Franklin trying to make change from within

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KENOSHA ⏤ Kenosha Police Department Detective Tommar Franklin has served his nation and his community for much of his life. Franklin has been in law enforcement for nearly 13 years, serving as a detective for almost three years. He has also called Kenosha home for over 20 years.  During his time in the service, Franklin [...]

Chief Miskinis updates community on efforts to arrest August rioters

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KENOSHA ⸺ Kenosha Police Chief Daniel Miskinis gave an update on his department’s efforts to arrest those who participated in riots in the city in August 2020. Miskinis also pointed out a fact that is sure to be bitter for some to swallow: Out of the 55 arrested for various crimes so far, Kenoshans make [...]

Update: Person killed in Bristol crash identified as Milwaukee man

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KENOSHA COUNTY ⸺ Thursday morning, the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department identified the man killed in a crash in Bristol March 23 as Troy B. Martin of Milwaukee.  According to KCSD Sgt. David Wright, around 9:29 p.m. March 23, Martin drove his Toyota Camry eastbound near the 13900 block on Highway C when he. At that [...]

KCSD: Driver killed in Tuesday night crash on Highway C in Bristol

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KENOSHA COUNTY ⏤ One person has died as the result of a two-vehicle crash on Highway C in the village of Bristol Tuesday night.  According to Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department Sgt. Chris Hannah, the accident occurred around 9:29 p.m. on March 23 in the 13900 block of Highway C (Wilmot Rd.). https://videopress.com/v/ta74sm1v?autoPlay=true&controls=false&loop=true&muted=true&persistVolume=false&preloadContent=metadata The crash The [...]

Kenosha Police Department officer, passenger uninjured in rollover crash at 52nd Street and 22nd Avenue Sunday

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KENOSHA ⸺ A vehicle struck a Kenosha Police Department SUV at the intersection of 52nd Street and 22nd Avenue Sunday, shutting down the intersection for a period of time. https://www.facebook.com/100045469393154/videos/1759714507540695 According to Sgt. Leo Viola of the KPD, emergency personnel responded to the scene at approximately 1:15 p.m. The investigation showed that, prior to the [...]

#HumanityCenteredSaturday: Officer Friendly wants entire community to work together toward a better future

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KENOSHA ⸺ Everyone knows of Officer Friendly in Kenosha, although many forget about the human behind the Kenosha Police Department uniform.  The new Officer Friendly in town, Tyler Cochran, does a great job trying to engage the community.  For as long as Cochran can remember, he has wanted to be an active member in his [...]

KDOG yields more than 3,600 grams of marijuana, $19,000 in Tuesday bust

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KENOSHA COUNTY ⏤ A Kenosha Drug Operations Group investigation yielded more than 3,600 grams of marijuana and $19,000 in cash Tuesday. David Kelsch According to a release from the group’s commander, Sgt. John Wilke, KDOG served a search warrant on a home on the 1000 block of 88th Avenue in the village Somers around 2 [...]

Kenosha police seeking information on Tuesday shooting near Grace Lutheran Church

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KENOSHA ⏤ The Kenosha Police Department is seeking the public’s help in locating one or more suspects involved in a shooting Tuesday that left a 19-year-old in critical condition. https://www.facebook.com/olfashionednews/videos/10159591355598013 According to a KPD release Wednesday morning, officers were called to the 5900 block of 20th Avenue around 9:15 p.m. Wednesday night. There, near the [...]