City of Madison

Madison Finance Committee authorizes new crisis response teams

'It’s going to hopefully help divert people from jails and emergency rooms,' project manager says 

City of Madison

Suspect missing after shooting at Madison homeless shelter Monday night

Madison mayor asks the community to not equate criminality with homelessness in the aftermath of incident

UW-Madison Campus

UWPD to require additional vetting for officers at UW football games

UW athletics announces new initiatives for UWPD working at UW football games

UW-Madison Campus

Different century, same fight: Black students battle for same causes half a century later

Black UW student leaders from 1969 Black Student Strike, BIPOC Coalition question progress made on racial equity issues at the university

UW-Madison Campus

UW announces new student mental health initiative

UWPD, University Housing, Dean of Students Office and UHS begin partnership to enhance mental health services, crisis response protocols on campus

City of Madison

Public Safety Review Committee discusses 2021 plan, collaboration with community

'Collectively, what’s most important is creating opportunities for the general public, who we serve, to weigh in,' committee member says

Features

A fight for liberation: BLM continues the movement

How an organization became the movement

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

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