Morning Links- Dec. 22 2014

Good morning, and welcome to Monday. Former Milwaukee police officer Christopher Manney will not be charged with a crime after fatally shooting Dontre Hamilton at Red Arrow Park. District Attorney John Chisholm says “Manney’s use of force in this incident was justified self-defense.” In the wake of Friday’s protest on Interstate 43, police chief Ed Flynn called what happened on the highway a “clear breach of trust.”  Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke, Jr. requested the National Guard’s assistance after Friday’s highway protest.  Earlier this year, the state of Wisconsin passed a new law requiring outside investigations of deaths that happen while an…

Good morning, and welcome to Monday.

  • Former Milwaukee police officer Christopher Manney will not be charged with a crime after fatally shooting Dontre Hamilton at Red Arrow Park. District Attorney John Chisholm says “Manney’s use of force in this incident was justified self-defense.”
  • In the wake of Friday’s protest on Interstate 43, police chief Ed Flynn called what happened on the highway a “clear breach of trust.” 

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Dan Shafer was the digital editor at Milwaukee Magazine. Dan joined the magazine as assistant editor in 2014 and wrote the November 2014 cover story, "Downtown Horizons." He's worked as a reporter at BizTimes Milwaukee and an editor at ThirdCoast Digest. Contact him at daniel.shafer@milwaukeemag.com. He's on Twitter @danshaferMKE.