City of Madison

City Council postpones budget deliberations after hearing public comment

The meeting will continue Wedneday with no public comment period

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

UW-Madison Campus

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

City of Madison

Man arrested for second incidence of substantial battery on State Street

Suspect had previously left homeless man with broken leg

City of Madison

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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Letter to Editor: Student activists are tired of Blank’s failures to address racial injustice on campus

TAA, UW BIPOC Coalition intend to address Chancellor Blank's refusal to defund UWPD, remove Abraham Lincoln statue in rally this Friday

Column

Looking into Breonna Taylor’s case through Wisconsin law indicates reckless homicide

Wisconsin law proves at least 1 case of criminal homicide must have been issued in Breonna Taylor's case

City of Madison

Milwaukee Police Department officials offer insight into body camera implementation in Madison

The body camera program in Milwaukee has accumulated over 904,000 hours of video since October 2018

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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

City of Madison

Local activists comment on new MPD Civilian Oversight Board

Board will investigate police conduct and pass on recommendations to city government

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