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UPDATE: Trial for man charged with killing MPD Officer Michalski rescheduled for February 25

UPDATE: Trial for man charged with killing MPD Officer Michalski rescheduled for February 25

Updated: 1:35 p.m. February 8, 2019

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- The jury trial for Jonathan Copeland has been moved. The trial was expected to start Monday, February 11 but has been rescheduled for February 25.

The court record does not state why the trial date was moved.

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Posted: 4:04 p.m. February 6, 2019

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- Attorneys for the man charged with killing officer Michael Michalski were in court Wednesday, the same day another officer was killed in the line of duty

On July 25, 2018, Officer Michalski was shot and killed near 28th and Wright Streets. Michalski and other officers were looking for a suspect, 31-year-old Jonathan Copeland, wanted for gun and drug violations when the shooting took place. 

Michalski was a 17-year veteran of the Milwaukee police force. 

Copeland was not in the courtroom for Wednesday's pretrial hearing. His trial is scheduled to begin on Monday. 


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