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‘Defund the Police:’ Madison residents call for change in a series of street murals

A series of messages in road paint demand actions from leaders to defund police, remove police from schools.

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Records reveal UWPD spent over $6,000 on pepper spray, smoke grenades during George Floyd BLM protests

Items include high-volume pepper spray, smoke grenades

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Dane County partnership formed to address racial disparity in healthcare

Historic alliance announced to combat high Black infant mortality rates in Dane County

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

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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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Federal officials, MPD close investigation into hate crime, cite ‘insufficient evidence’

Investigation concluded with 'insufficient' evidence to prove hate crime had occurred

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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

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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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Madison task force for Black community issues holds first meeting

Task force discussed police brutality, gun violence, pandemic-related concerns within Black community

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Local elected officials refuse to condemn property destruction during BLM protests

Madison alder's Facebook post about BLM protests raises controversy

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