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Racine Police reports no homicides in 2013

Recently, the City of Racine received media attention for going the entire summer of 2013 with no homicides. The Racine Police Department attributes the decrease in violent crime to multiple factors. One notable factor is the support we receive from the community we serve. Citizens are becoming more involved and willing to come forward with […]

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MPPD Appoints First Female K9 Handler in Racine County

Heather from the Mount Pleasant Patch is reporting that Mount Pleasant Police Department has appointed the first female K9 Handler in Racine County Officer Nicole Knierim has just been appointed to her dream job; she is the Mount Pleasant Police Department’s newest K9 handler and the first female K9 handler in Racine County. “It’s exciting […]

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Racine Community Media following the sale of the Indian Burial Mounds

From Racine Community Media-Why was voting on the sale of the Indian Burial Mounds to the Maresh-Meredith Family such a big confusion, and why was voting done more than once? Why all of the confusion and problems? They just can’t seem to get the desired result. Judge for yourself and decide if something seems a […]

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Alcohol saturation deployment nets multiple drug arrests

On 09/20/13, the Racine County Sheriff’s Office conducted an alcohol saturation deployment. During this deployment, which is funded through the Bureau of Transportation Safety, several drug arrests were made. The first traffic stop was conducted I-94 in Yorkville for illegal window tint. While conducting the stop the Deputy became aware of what appeared to be […]

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Racine County Sheriffs Dept warns of scam

The Racine County Sheriff’s Office has recently identified a spike in the number of calls for service county wide involving cross jurisdictional and international fraud. These cases often originate from other countries or states and tend to target the elderly. More specifically the Sheriff’s Office has seen an increase in a scam that is often […]

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