The Racine Police Department is updating its use-of-force policy so that any time there is use-of-force, it is broadcast over the radio. Also brought up – officers may receive new equipment as soon as next year.
Thursday, the Racine Police Department unveiled a virtual reality simulator – to help officers get practice – without leaving the building.
Ward was found guilty: first-degree intentional homicide, armed robbery, and possession of a firearm by a felon
A juror assigned to the Dalquavis Ward trial was excused after coming in contact with a person who tested positive for COVID-19, and the defense moved for a mistrial.
Three witnesses took the stand Wednesday in the trial of Dalquavis Ward, including a retired firefighter and EMT who tried to save Officer Hetland's life.
Opening statements were heard Tuesday, Sept. 22 in the trial of 27-year-old Dalquavis Ward.
The shooting left two brothers wounded. Gilbert Hinojosa, 39, is facing two counts of attempted first-degree intentional homicide, use of a dangerous weapon.
Jaquan Smith of Indiana has been charged with robbing a Racine bank in 2018. Authorities say it is one of several robberies Smith committed in at least two states.
Edward Sanders, Jr., 31, of Racine is facing one count of first-degree intentional homicide, use of a dangerous weapon in the death of Guillermo Martinez, 23.
Racine Police investigators are interested in any additional information that anyone may have about this incident.
Racine police have opened a death investigation after a victim was found dead after a "disturbance" with another person.
RACINE -- Racine police asked for help locating a missing man last seen in downtown Racine Thursday afternoon, July 23.According to police, Esteban Acevedo-Diaz from Rochester resides in a group home and has no known ties to Racine.Esteban is 5'8" tall, and weighs 180 pounds.
MILWAUKEE -- After nearly a decade of fighting crime in his community, K-9 Titan made it to his last day of training Tuesday, July 21.
RACINE -- Two people are facing criminal charges, accused of firing shots at each other during an altercation, striking a nearby Racine police squad with an investigator from the Racine Police Special Investigations Unit sitting inside.
RACINE -- An investigation is underway after an investigator with the Racine Police Special Investigations Unit had his squad struck by gunfire on Monday, July 13.
RACINE -- Jonathan Ohara, 34, of Racine has been charged with 10 counts of possession of child pornography and one count of possession of THC.According to a criminal complaint, Racine police executed a search warrant at Ohara's home.
RACINE -- Racine Mayor Cory Mason announced on Tuesday, June 30 the first three community conversations on police reforms.Following the murder of George Floyd, a news release says the mayor announced a series of actions to reform the Racine Police Department in order to better build trust, transparency, and accountability to the people it serves.
RACINE -- Two Racine teens have been charged in connection to a shooting that injured five people near a Racine beach on June 2.Dashari Watson, 18, and Thomas Burton Jr., 17, have each been charged on multiple counts.According to a criminal complaint, police found five people -- ranging from 13 to 20 years old -- injured in a shooting at North Beach in Racine on June 2.