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The WPPA 2020 Legislative Report Card & Election Endorsements

The WPPA 2020 Legislative Report Card & Election Endorsements (MADISON, Wis.) – On October 30, the WPPA released its detailed assessment of state lawmakers and their treatment of law enforcement […]

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The WPPA’s Statement on the Shooting of Jacob Blake

(MADISON, Wis.) – Following the shooting of Jacob Blake by officers in Kenosha on August 23, the executive director of the Wisconsin Professional Police Association (WPPA), Jim Palmer, issued this […]

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The WPPA Issues Statement on the Death of George Floyd

  (MADISON, Wis.) – Following the May 25 death of George Floyd, the executive director of the Wisconsin Professional Police Association (WPPA), Jim Palmer, issued this statement: We extend our […]

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Gov. Evers Announces $200 Million Local Government Aid Program

MADISON — On May 27, Gov. Tony Evers announced the launch of the “Routes to Recovery: Local Government Aid Grants” program, a $200 million effort aimed at helping local leaders […]

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The WPPA Public Poll on COVID-19 Issues

WPPA Survey Finds Overwhelming Statewide Support for Law Enforcement and ‘Stay at Home Orders’ (MADISON) – The state’s largest law enforcement group – the Wisconsin Professional Police Association (WPPA) – […]

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National Police Week Recap

In 1962, President Kennedy proclaimed the week of May 15 as ‘National Police Week,’ a time during which our country annually recognizes those officers who have lost their lives in […]

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GOP Virus Relief Package Fails First Responders

GOP Virus Relief Package Fails First Responders   MADISON – Amended only minutes before it was to receive a vote in the State Assembly last week, a package of measures […]

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Gov. Evers Proposes COVID-19 Hazard Pay & Worker’s Comp. Coverage

  Governor Evers to Propose Hazard Pay & Worker’s Comp. Coverage for COVID-19 Since the coronavirus pandemic first began, the WPPA has been in constant contact with state and federal […]

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New Law for Body-Worn Cameras

New Statutory Rules for Agencies Using Body-Worn Cameras Wis. Stat. § 165.87 On February 28, Gov. Tony Evers signed into law bipartisan legislation establishing uniform regulations and guidelines for the […]

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THE WPPA ISSUES STATEMENT REGARDING OFFICER-INVOLVED DEATH IN WAUSAU

THE WPPA ISSUES STATEMENT REGARDING OFFICER-INVOLVED DEATH IN WAUSAU (MADISON, Wis.) – Following the January 16th shooting involving officers from the Wausau Police Department and Marathon County Sheriff’s Office, Jim […]

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