The non-binding resolution, which some Supervisors criticized as a hollow gesture towards justice reform, comes amid a $148 million effort to build a new Dane County jail
Use of force in response to protests outweighed all other uses of force for the year, the report says.
Local officials announced plans to combat a housing crisis made worse by the COVID-19 pandemic.
As the statute of limitations for the case expires in March, community members renew calls for action against Madison officer Matthew Kenny, who shot and killed Robinson in 2015.
Further extending a year-long vacancy, the Madison Police and Fire Commission decided to delay its election of the Madison Police Department’s next chief following strong feedback and concerns from the public Wednesday.
The two-month pop-up shop hopes to provide shoppers with ethically sourced gift options.
Police and Fire Commission move ahead with finalists for MPD chief as some question process, candidatesBy Benjamin Farrell | Dec. 8
Candidate Christopher A. Davis in particular has faced criticism for his past department’s use of excessive force during protests.
The Impact Demand organizer hopes to carry her community experience to the elected position.
Former alder Brian Benford and high school history teacher Shawn Matson will be running for the Dis. 6 city council seat.
The Madison City Council voted Tuesday to ban the use of facial recognition technology with exemptions for the Madison Police Department after a divisive debate over the controversial tool.
Current Dis. 8 seatholder Max Prestigiacomo will not be re-running, but has instead spoken to two students who have recently announced their campaigns.
Local health officials unable to confirm cause of death as school warns community members of all ages to take precautions.
Both Biden and Trump lost votes as 130 absentee ballots were disqualified, largely due to missing signatures.
The Wisconsin Institute for Law and Liberty filed a petition to block Emergency Order #10 on the grounds that the health department should not make sweeping decisions without input from local government bodies.
Following presentations by the MPD, Madison’s Public Safety Review Committee voted to recommend legislation banning facial recognition software.
The City of Madison and Dane County will be issuing fines to anyone hosting a gathering off-campus as Wisconsin’s COVID-19 case count continues to rise.
Dane County investigation concludes that Monona police officer was not at fault for the death of Elliot Johnson
Dane County is seeing its highest number of hospitalizations and a surge in case numbers with high positivity rates.