UW-Madison Campus

UWPD responds to backlash following ‘thin blue line’ flag in Twitter post

'Including the picture of the thin blue line flag, especially given the current climate on campus, represents a direct threat to activists and BIPOC lives,' ASM Chair says

City of Madison

Overpoliced and under-protected: A history of policing in Chicago

Expert explains early police trends in 1960 Chicago mirror present day police brutality

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Chancellor Blank needs to ensure greater oversight, additional representation within UW committees

Following list of demands from UW BIPOC committee, Chancellor Blank must implement student safety committee, among other demands

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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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State of Wisconsin

Wisconsin Attorney General chooses former Madison Police Chief to review police shooting of Jacob Blake

Former Police Chief says he aims to provide insight, perspective on case

City of Madison

Local elected officials divided over MPD, Madison mayor’s leadership

While some express disappointment, others sympathize with Mayor Rhodes-Conway's situation

State of Wisconsin

Wisconsin legislature task force on racial disparity pushes police reform, bipartisan conversation

'This is about checking your politics at the door,' state representative elected to task force says

State of Wisconsin

Kenosha business owner, activist comment on recent protests

'The Black Lives movement is not about destruction. However, it is 100% spot on, bullseye, finger on the pulse of how we feel in Black America," activist says.

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