Stephanie Rubin

Edward Kimmel

Wisconsin municipalities spend more than the national average on policing, a new report finds . The Wisconsin Taxpayers Alliance finds communities spent an average of $288 dollars per person in 2011 – the 12 th highest rate in the nation. Stephanie Rubin, policy research analyst for the Wisconsin Taxpayers Alliance, says that spending went up more than 18 percent between 2007 and 2011. “Per capita police spending has risen relatively fast in recent years. And spending is lower in communities...