MADISON (WORT) — Madison Police Chief Mike Koval was featured on Comedy Central’s “The Daily Show”, which started up again this week with new host Trevor Noah. Since Madison isn’t featured on a nationally televised comedy program very often, Dylan Brogan just couldn’t help putting together this report.
Madison Police Chief Mike Koval graciously joined the Monday Buzz to discuss with Brian Standing a slew of topics, from the recently announced restorative justice program to his perspectives on how the community and police should respond to issues like racial disparities in arrest rates and mental health crises.
MADISON (WORT) — The new restorative justice court will apply to all 12 to 16-year-olds in the city of Madison who otherwise would receive citations.
MADISON (WORT) — A candlelight vigil was held Sunday evening for Tony Robinson, the unarmed 19 year-old who was fatally shot by a Madison police officer on Friday. Madison Police officer Matt Kenny shot Robinson in the chest following a confrontation at an apartment on Williamson Street.