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Friday on Lake Effect: A History of Policing in Milwaukee, New Milwaukee Flag, Fall Movie Preview

Friday on Lake Effect:

Today on the show, a new history of the Milwaukee Police Department looks at some of its successes and its biggest missteps since it was formed in the 19th Century.  Later, why one Milwaukee graphic designer thinks it’s high time for a new Milwaukee flag.  And film critic Dave Luhrssen joins us for a Fall movie preview.


  • George Kelling, author, Policing In Milwaukee: A Strategic History
  • Harold Breier, former MPD Chief (1984, archival)
  • Steve Kodis, graphic designer
  • Dave Luhrssen, film contributor
  • Jaimee Hills, poet