Small Wisconsin Police Department Is Latest To Ditch Controversial Service Weapon

Despite an independent inspection of the service weapon that injured a Hobart-Lawrence Police officer not revealing to investigators any problems internally with the police gun, the department transitioned to using a different standard-issued firearm, 12 News Investigates has learned.

The revelation from Police Chief Michael Renkas came more than four months after the Dec. 7 shooting injured Police Officer Sam Schroeder along Highway 29 in Brown County.

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