UW-Madison Campus

ASM, BIPOC Coalition students share rationale behind UWPD vote of no confidence

Chancellor, UWPD Chief view vote as premature

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City of Madison

Dane County halts $20 million jail construction, instead invests in mental health center

Jail conditions are "inhumane," "absolutely unacceptable," county officials say

State of Wisconsin

Kenosha protest shooter Kyle Rittenhouse won’t face charges in Illinois

'There is no evidence the gun was ever physically possessed by Kyle Rittenhouse in Illinois,' Illinois State Attorney's office says

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Letter to Editor: Student activists are tired of Blank’s failures to address racial injustice on campus

TAA, UW BIPOC Coalition intend to address Chancellor Blank's refusal to defund UWPD, remove Abraham Lincoln statue in rally this Friday

City of Madison

Madison Mayor’s budget increases police funding, City Council postpones prohibition of tear gas

'I welcome this new era of innovation in public safety,' Mayor Rhodes-Conway says

City of Madison

Community members voice concerns over unauthorized use of tear gas by Dane County Sheriff’s deputy 

'I think it’s a gross use of force against protestors, and I think it’s unnecessary,' Dane County official says

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Among other measures, UW must include additional training dedicated to racial inclusivity

Following conclusion to Breonna Taylor investigation, UW should mandate additional racial sensitivity training to faculty, students

City of Madison

UPDATED: Madison leadership announces appointments for MPD Civilian Oversight Board

Nine out of 27 nominations were recommended by local organizations in addition to two selected by Madison Mayor

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How Wisconsin can begin to reform its law enforcement

With nation reeling from Kenosha shooting comes a renewed push for police, social reform

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Police reform begins with stricter oversight for police offers, racial inclusivity within police force

As citizens call for increased police accountability, several proposals must be implemented to minimize future cases of police brutality

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