Officer Involved Critical Incident

Wisconsin Statute § 175.47 requires that, in the event of the death of an individual as the result of an action or inaction by a law enforcement officer, the ensuing investigation must be conducted by an investigative team from an independent agency.

When the City of Waukesha Police Department serves as that independent agency, it provides a complete report to the prosecutor for review.  If the prosecutor determines there is no basis for prosecution of the law enforcement officer, access to the report as required by § 175.47(5)(b) will be posted below.

The related investigative file and associated evidence, which will be made available to the public upon request in a redacted format under the Wisconsin Public Records Law (Wis. Stat. §§ 19.31-19.39), may also be posted here for certain cases.

For more information, please email us at WKPD-openrecords@waukesha-wi.gov

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