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‘There are clearly disparities:’ Madison Common Council debates issues rooted in systemic racism

The council is considering decriminalizing cannabis, banning police use of facial recognition techonlogy

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Man arrested on N. Frances St. for displaying weapon, resisting arrest

Man attempted to enter residence, was denied entrance by owners

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Madison officials discuss community input in policing, importance of transparency with acting chief

Current police-related restorative justice programs may face cuts with new budget, acting MPD chief says

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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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Man arrested for setting fire to multiple State Street trash cans

MPD, Madison Fire Department units were dispatched around 4 a.m. this morning

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Madison Common Council introduces resolution to create MPD civilian oversight committee

Resolution would allow oversight, suggestions for MPD amidst unrest from demonstrations across US

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From protest to party: The 50-year evolution of the Mifflin Street block party

Annual Mifflin block party has shifted away from its political roots, a result of changes among Madison police, current UW culture

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Man arrested after drawing knife on State Street couple

Man pulled knife, told couple he could kill them as he yelled racial slurs, vulgarities

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MPD, UWPD, Dane County Sheriff uninvited from Madison Pride Parade

Police will still provide protection, still encouraged to attend as off-duty, unarmed civilians

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