UW-Madison Campus

Students criticize UWPD’s increased enforcement of jaywalking on University, Charter

'We have received multiple complaints of pedestrians nearly being struck by vehicles while crossing the street outside of a crosswalk,' UWPD lieutenant says

Features

United in action: UW students rally to reimagine public safety on Wisconsin campuses

While some student activists saw progress, advocacy for addressing campus policing issues continues to unfold

UW-Madison Campus

ASM proposes initiatives for fall semester, holds first meeting with new council members

Council proposed advocating for crisis response team, reforming school calendar year to better respect non-Christian holidays

City of Madison

Dane County Board of Supervisors ask Sheriff’s Office to stop no-knock warrants

Proposal comes after Louisville police officers shot, killed Breonna Taylor in surprise raid more than a year ago

State of Wisconsin

Officer who shot Jacob Blake will not face consequences, returns to work

Officer Rusten Sheskey acted according to Kenosha Police Department policies, according to Kenosha County District Attorney

City of Madison

UWPD, MPD pledge to bring more women into law enforcement with 30×30 Pledge

30x30 Pledge aims for women to represent 30% of their police recruiting classes by 2030

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

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