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MPD denies medical attention to houseless person, Wisconsin must use the CAHOOTS model for policing

MPD officers are not trained to deal with medical or mental health crises, their presence makes situtations worse

City of Madison

City council passes mayor’s budget, votes to not accept additional funding for MPD

Meeting continued after nearly six hours of public testimony Tuesday

City of Madison

Dane County supervisors propose to reduce sheriff positions, funding for ‘less-lethal’ weapons

'The very people assigned with protecting us should not be harming us, especially in a global pandemic,' county supervisor says

City of Madison

Crowd at Capitol celebrates president-elect Joe Biden, protests for BLM

Trump supporters gather across the Capitol for counter-rally

Herald

Mayor Rhodes-Conway defends police funding choices in 2021 budget

Community will have opportunity to respond to budget publicly before amendment, approval by Madison City Council

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State of Wisconsin

Milwaukee to cut 120 police officers under Mayor’s 2021 budget proposal

'The Milwaukee cuts are a step in the right direction, but do not go nearly far enough,' Madison Public Safety Review Budget Subcommittee chairperson says

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State of Wisconsin

Kenosha arrests raise questions about policing in Dane County

'The safest communities we have in Madison are not the most policed, but the most resourced,' Freedom Inc. organizer says

City of Madison

Madison Equal Opportunities Commission discusses body cameras, prohibiting tear gas

'When public servants break the rules, there are grounds to take away their tools,' Ald. Max Prestigiacomo, District 8, said

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