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

Dane County supervisors propose to reduce sheriff positions, funding for ‘less-lethal’ weapons

'The very people assigned with protecting us should not be harming us, especially in a global pandemic,' county supervisor says

UW-Madison Campus

ASM, BIPOC Coalition students share rationale behind UWPD vote of no confidence

Chancellor, UWPD Chief view vote as premature

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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

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

‘It’s hypocritical:’ Students respond to presence of campus police at Kenosha, Madison protests

Email revealed that UWPPD dispatched riot police to Kenosha during each day of protest following police shooting of Jacob Blake

UW-Madison Campus

College Republicans launch petition to keep Lincoln statue amid calls for its removal

UW BIPOC Coalition criticizes UW's 'legacy of race and land appropriation,' tweet by UW official calling ancestral Ho-Chunk land a 'gift' to university

UW-Madison Campus

Anti-Semitic, neo-Nazi graffiti on UW campus under investigation

'Obviously what we’re seeing is extremely disturbing and has no place on our campus,' UWPD Public Information Officer says

UW-Madison Campus

BIPOC Student Coalition expresses disappointment in Chancellor Blank’s dismissal of demands

'We have experienced several pushbacks and avoidance of not only our demands but our existence,' BIPOC student says

UW-Madison Campus

‘#mixedmessages:’ UWPD, ASM Chair clash on Twitter over defunding the police

UWPD claims ASM chair has changed stance since meeting with UWPD

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