City of Madison

New Madison committee recommends body-worn cameras for MPD

'We looked into these issues in really great depth, and we came up with some very specific and detailed preconditions for the adoption of body-worn cameras,' committee member says

Barnes sworn in
City of Madison

MPD swears in Shon Barnes as new chief

Shon Barnes was sworn in after the previous police chief stepped down

City of Madison

UPDATED: City government members raise concerns about MPD lobbying in police policies

'If advocating for change is disrespectful, then I don't even know what the system is,' committee member says

City of Madison

Public comment reflects frustrations over Madison police chief selection process

'It's disappointing to have an ineffective body, who is not listening to the citizens, who has this much power,' community member says

City of Madison

Common Council votes to ban MPD from using facial recognition technology

'These technologies have pretty well established and serious flaws in their capacity to accurately identify Black and Brown faces,' registrant says in support of ban

City of Madison

Madison to decriminalize cannabis, will not change rules on UW property

Majority of city council co-sponsored legislation, likely to pass, according to city alder

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

City Council postpones budget deliberations after hearing public comment

The meeting will continue Wedneday with no public comment period

UW-Madison Campus

UW, MPD investigate UW employee for driving motorcycle through group of counter-protesters

One counter-protester looking to press charges, BIPOC Coalition demands action from the university

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

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