Milwaukee Police Department

  • Agency: Milwaukee Police Department
  • Address: 749 W. State Street, Milwaukee, 53233 WI
  • Chief: Edward A Flynn (Chief of Police)
Phone: 414-933-4444
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Milwaukee Police Department is located at 749 W. State Street, Milwaukee, 53233 WI. The Chief of Police of the department is Edward A Flynn. The Milwaukee Police Department phone number is 414-933-4444.

Milwaukee Police Department News

The Milwaukee Fire and Police Commission is accepting applications for Police Aides (ages 17-20) with a starting yearly salary of $23,437. Attend MPD’s Open House for more information on Saturday, October 20, 2018, from 12pm to 3pm at District 7 located at 3626 W. Fond Du Lac Ave. APPLY NOW AT: city.milwaukee.gov/fpc

Recently, District Three officers teamed up with the Milwaukee Public Library for an afternoon of fun. This was a great opportunity for officers and youth to get to know one another, while playing chess, candy land and a variety of other board games. Special thank you to the Center Street Library for hosting such a wonderful event.

Milwaukee Police are seeking this suspect wanted for the shooting that occurred on 10-06-18 at 2:05 A.M., on the 1000 block of East Center St. The suspect and victim were involved in an argument at which time the suspect shot the victim and then fled from the scene. The suspect is described as a black male, 30 to 35 years of age, 6’02, with a heavy build and a bald head known by the name of “Rel.” If you have any information, please call 414-935-7360.

On Friday, September 28, 2018, at 10:45 A.M., District 7 officers responded to an apartment fire in the 4000 block of N. 60th St. Upon arrival, Officers Shemia Watts and Reginald Carthen entered the 16 unit apartment building evacuating residents from their home. The fire was so significant that it resulted in $60,000 of structural damages and approximately $30,000 in damages of the victim’s personal property. While on scene, the officers were informed that the individual responsible for setting the fire was still at the location. Officers Watts and Carthen immediately apprehended the suspect, who was later charged with Arson. Great Job Officers!

Press Release: Release Date: Wednesday, October 10, 2018 MPD Officer Involved Shooting on October 10, 2018 On Wednesday, October 10, 2018, at approximately 5:50 AM Milwaukee Police Officers responded to a shots fired call on the 6200 block of North 101st Street. Officers arrived on scene and were advised by witnesses that shots were being fired in the area. Officers encountered an individual who was armed with at least one firearm. The suspect fired multiple rounds and officers returned fire, striking the suspect multiple times. The suspect, a 31-year-old Milwaukee male was conveyed to a local hospital and is in critical condition at this time. The two officers involved in this incident were not injured. The first officer is a 29-year- old male with three years of service. The second officer is a 27-year-old male with one year of service. Per our standard operating procedures, both officers have been placed on administrative duty. Per Wisconsin Statute § 175.47, the investigation will be conducted by an investigative team from an independent agency. Therefore, the Wauwatosa Police Department is the lead agency in the officer-involved shooting portion of this investigation. ###

Fleeing is a Felony! Watch Common Council President Ashanti Hamilton, Public Safety Chair Bob Donovan and Police Chief Alfonso Morales reach out to explain the consequences of reckless driving, goals for safer Milwaukee streets and the police department's pursuit policy.

SUSPECT ARRESTED!!!!!!!!!!! The Milwaukee Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in locating David L. Robinson who is wanted for several burglaries in Milwaukee. Mr. Robinson is described as a black male, 28 years of age, 5’7, and 300 lbs. He may be driving a stolen vehicle described as a 2007 Toyota Avalon, blue in color with no plates. If you have any information on David Robinson’s whereabouts please contact the Milwaukee Police Department at 414-935-7360.

The Milwaukee Police Department never forgets those members who paid the ultimate price in service to our community. Today, we honor our fallen brother killed in the line of duty in 1959. Sgt. Raymond Nencki died October 5th, 1959, at County General Hospital after a two-week fight for his life. On September 23rd, police were called to 63rd and Capital because of a man behaving oddly, going door-to-door. When approached by police in the alley, the man pulled a gun and shot Sgt. Nencki twice. His partner was able to return fire, killing the man. The suspect was later identified as the man who killed the wife of the vice-principal of Brown Street School a day earlier. Attending physicians said death was due to an infection that set in almost immediately after one of the two .38 caliber bullets had torn through his colon. Sgt. Nencki received 72 pints of blood in transfusions. Sgt. Raymond Nencki was 38 years old and had served with the Milwaukee Police Department for 11 years, following his service in the Army. He was made sergeant November 7, 1953. Sgt. Nencki was married and had a step-daughter. We remember.

The Milwaukee Police Department is seeking the community’s assistance in locating Gerald A. BROWN, a black male with a birthdate of 04-19-1995. Brown is 6’03ft, 175 pounds with black shoulder-length dreadlocks, brown eyes and was last seen wearing a yellow t-shirt and pink and purple checkered pants. Brown is wanted for abducting a three-year-old child from her residence located on the 4800 block of North 62nd St, on Monday, September 3, 2018, at 2:15 AM. Brown, who is a known affiliate to a member of the victim’s family, was armed with a gun and forced his way into the residence. Brown took the victim out of the house and fled the scene in a red minivan with another suspect. The child was safely recovered several hours later and returned to her family on September 3, 2018. We are still seeking the identity of the second suspect. If you have any information on Brown’s whereabouts please call 414-935-7360. Thank you

Today was the ribbon cutting ceremony for the new playground built on 31st and Galena St. MPD thanks the Green Bay Packers, MKE Plays, our community partners, city government, and MPD members for their involvement in building this new wonderful playground.

The Milwaukee Police Department never forgets those members who paid the ultimate price in service to our community. Today, we honor our fallen brother killed in the line of duty in 1899. Officer John Kassow was killed on September 30, 1899. He was beaten to death with his own baton after being called to a residence near 25th and Orchard for a family trouble. Officer Kassow was born August 2nd, 1864, and was appointed to the Milwaukee Police Department March 1st, 1890. He left behind a pregnant wife and two young children. We remember. In 2014, onmilwaukee.com posted a story of Officer Kassow's death on their website. It provides some personal details as to the family's loss of this fine man. The story can be found here: http://onmilwaukee.com/buzz/articles/kossow.html

This morning members of the Special Investigations Division and the District Four Anti-Gang Unit executed a search warrant in the 2500 block of W. Lloyd Street, related to an ongoing drug and illegal firearms investigation. Recovered at the scene was 20 pounds of medium grade marijuana with an estimated street value of $65,000, two firearms - a 45 caliber MAC-10 and a 45 caliber Hi-Point pistol and $34,600 in cash. One suspect was arrested for Possession of a Controlled Substance With the Intent to Deliver- THC, Keeper of a Drug House, and two counts of Felon in Possession of Firearm. This case will be presented to the Milwaukee County District Attorney's Office for charges in the upcoming days.

Congratulations to the 62 members of Recruit Class 1-2018 who graduated this afternoon from the Milwaukee Police Academy.

The winners of this year’s Downtown Champion Award are Officer Tom Kline and Community Prosecutor Kelly Hedge. This duo has done wonderful work while helping reduce chronic homelessness and public nuisance behavior in our community. They are dedicated to collaborative teamwork in producing positive results that provide “Quality of Life” for all.

MPD members had a great time participating in the playground build on 31st and Galena St., with Green Bay Packer players, the Packers community outreach staff, and MKE Plays volunteers.

The Milwaukee Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying two suspects wanted in connection with the business burglary that occurred on Monday, September 24, 2018, at 2:30 A.M. in the 5700 block of West Hampton Ave.The suspects are described below: Suspect one is described as a black male, 25-30 years of age, 5’10”, 200 lbs., muscular build, medium length braided hair, full beard, with a dark skin complexion. He was last seen wearing a dark sweatshirt, blue jeans, and white tennis shoes. Suspect two is described as a black male, 20-30 years of age, 6’00”, 170 lbs., light build, with a short afro. He was last seen wearing a gray sweatshirt, dark blue jeans, black flip-flops. The suspects stole money, tires and rims from the establishment. Please call 414-935-7360 with any information

The Milwaukee Police Department never forgets those members who paid the ultimate price in service to our community. Today, we honor our fallen brother killed in the line of duty in 1970. Patrolman George Fish died on September 22, 1970, of a massive infection, one month after being wounded in a shootout during a holdup at the Ranch House Tavern at 1900 W. St. Paul Avenue on August 21st. Fish was struck in the chest by a .38 caliber bullet that had passed through the body of one of the suspects. In the heat of battle with the armed suspects, Fish’s partner fired the shot as one of the suspects aimed a shotgun at him. Patrolman George Fish was 29 years old and had served with the Milwaukee Police Department for 8 years. We remember

District Two will be hosting its 10th Annual Open House this Sunday, September 23, 2018, from 12 pm to 3 pm. Come out and meet Captain Ramirez and take a tour of the district. Food and refreshments will be provided. We hope to see you there. The address is 245 W. Lincoln Ave.

The Milwaukee Police Department is dedicated to making Milwaukee’s streets safe. The Milwaukee Police Department’s Special Investigations Division along with Milwaukee High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (HIDTA) conducted a search warrant in the 2500 block of North 51st St on Monday, September 17, 2018. 265 grams of cocaine and fentanyl were recovered along with oxycodone, marijuana, digital scales, $3,000 in cash and 5 firearms. A 39-year-old male was arrested and charges will be presented to the Milwaukee County District Attorney’s Office in the upcoming days. Let’s continue to keep our streets safe Milwaukee.

Milwaukee Police are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying two suspect’s wanted for an armed robbery carjacking which occurred on 8/6/2018, at 1:40 a.m. in the 6000 block of N Teutonia Ave. Suspect #1 is a black male, 25-30 years of age, 180-200 pounds, 6’0-6’2, dark complected with a beard. Suspect #2 is only described as a black male. Suspect’s vehicle was a grey 1997-2005 Chevrolet Malibu or grey 1997-1999 Oldsmobile Cutlass. Suspect’s vehicle pulled up behind the victim’s vehicle. Suspect 1 got out of the passenger seat of the suspect's vehicle and approached the victim’s vehicle. Suspect 1 produced a black hand gun and opened victims driver’ side door. The victim jumped out of his vehicle and fled. Suspect 1 proceeded to get into victim’s vehicle and fled the scene. Suspect’s vehicle also fled the scene. If you have any information, please call 414-935-7360.

UPDATE: VEHICLE RECOVERED Milwaukee Police are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying two suspects wanted in a garage burglary. On 9/16/2018 at 2:14 PM, a residential garage located in the 3800 Block of S. Clement Ave was burglarized. The suspect’s vehicle is described as a green Dodge truck with an extended cab. The truck has a matching green cap on the back, with red rims. It also has a red front and rear bumper. Suspect #1- (Driver) is described as a white male, wearing a baseball cap, dark sweatshirt and blue jeans. Suspect #2 – (Passenger) is a white male, wearing a baseball cap and unknown colored t-shirt. Suspects entered the victim’s open overhead garage door and removed various tools without consent. Please look at the attached photos of the vehicle and suspects. If you have any information, please call 414-935-7360.

Milwaukee Police are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect wanted for a battery cutting and an arson to a vehicle. On 9/15/2018, at 10:24 pm in the 1000 block of S. 26th Street, the suspect stabbed the victim over stolen property. The suspect fled the scene and came back to the area on 9/16/2018 at 6:04 am and set fire to the victim’s vehicle. The suspect is a Hispanic male, 17-19 years of age, 150 pounds, last seen wearing a white t-shirt, gray shorts. He was seen riding a black 20” bike with neon green rims. If you have any information, please call 414-935-7360.

The Milwaukee Police Department never forgets those members who paid the ultimate price in service to our community. Today, we honor our fallen brother killed in the line of duty in 1904. On September 15, 1904, Patrolman Ernest Johnson was killed between to railcars at the Northwestern train yards while in search of vagrants. According to a newspaper account at the time, Patrolman Johnson and his partner were in the yard watching for “vags and tramps” stealing rides on trains or sleeping in freight cars. It is believed that Johnson crept between boxcars to watch an outbound train when he was crushed. Patrolman Ernest Johnson was 35 years old and had served with the Milwaukee Police Department for 4 years. He left behind a wife and daughter. We remember.

The leadership of the Milwaukee Police Department invites you to share and discuss its vision and commitment for improving police-community relations in Milwaukee. This event is free and open to the public.

Milwaukee Police Chief Alfonso Morales’ Statement on Termination of MPD Officer