Hot pursuit: Milwaukee police chases now top 1,000 per year. Some prove deadly.


September 14th, 2023

17 mins 24 secs

Your Hosts

About this Episode

Milwaukee sees a surge in police pursuits in years since loosening policy to target reckless drivers. Critics say the trend makes streets more dangerous. By Jonah Chester, Wisconsin Public Radio's 2022-2023 Mike Simonson Memorial Investigative Reporting Fellow embedded in the Wisconsin Watch newsroom. Originally published on Aug. 2, 2023.

Support Wisconsin Watch