WORT local news producer Alejandro Alonso Galva sat down with Sharon Irwin, Tony “Terrell” Robinson’s grandmother, to discuss her grief regarding her grandson’s shooting and the family’s lawsuit against the city of Madison. She explains the frustration of battling a story about her grandson that she calls “a lie.”
On this edition of The Politicast, Alejandro Alonso Galva speaks with former UWPD Police Chief Sue Riseling, discussing her history with UWPD, police in the wake of current threats, and the perception from the public. Sue Riseling was the first woman and the youngest person ever to become a police chief in the Big 10. […]
Jesse Ransom is an engineer, head of Ransom Engineering, an inventor and a regular at Madison’s east side hackerspace, Sector 67. In 2014, he began construction of “The Minnebago,” a bicycle-powered mobile camper, complete with bed, solar power and a hole in the floor for ice fishing. The Minnebago made its debut on the ice of Lake Monona that winter. After a successful ice fishing season, Jesse parked the Minnebago to Madison’s State Street. That’s when the trouble started, with the Madison Police ultimately impounding the 350-pound vehicle.
Jesse spoke with host Brian Standing about the events and what it means.
Are we training trigger-happy cops? We’ll talk with police training expert Seth Stoughton.
On this edition of A Public Affair we continue to discuss last Friday’s police shooting on Willy St. How has the community been responding to the death of Tony Robinson? How have the police been responding to the community?
What is the police response to Ferguson? What does this mean for the Madison police department? Will changes be made? Check out this edition of A Public Affair to find our more!