Earlier this week, a new Madison police chief was sworn in, prompting renewed public conversation around the role of policing in our community. We take this opportunity to reflect on the history of policing in the U.S. with Simon Balto and hear from Ananda Tomas with Fix SAPD about how they have been working to […]
The growing movement to defund the police and nationwide demands for police accountability have a history in Madison as well. Today, Allen hosts a roundtable discussion about local police practices, ongoing efforts to reform the MPD, and alternatives to policing with Brandi Grayson of Urban Triage, alder Rebecca Kemble from the Madison Common Council, and […]
Today on the show, Allen takes a close look at policing in Madison with Amelia Royko Maurer, safe-policing advocate and co-founder of the independent Community Response Team concerned with Madison-area police practices and their reform. They cover topics like the shooting of Paul Heenan by a Madison police officer in November 2012 and Tony Robinson […]
To hear more about what Governor Tony Evers is hoping to accomplish this budget season, Producer Nina Kravinsky sat down with Wisconsin Budget Project’s Tamarine Cornelius.