As Madison enters the final stages of selecting a new Chief of Police, we look back on the tenure of David Couper, the city’s police chief from the early 1970s […]
“Until we change, we’re going to keep revisiting these events year after year after year,” says David Couper, former police chief of Madison. In the wake of George Floyd’s murder […]
As you may know, there was a famous and pivotal event in Madison and University of Wisconsin history of May 1969 known by some as the Mifflin Street Riot and […]
Last November, an officer-involved shooting in northern Wisconsin resulted in the death of a fourteen-year-old Bad River Tribe member Jason Pero. After a Department of Justice investigation into the shooting, […]
MADISON (WORT) — Isthmus editor Joe Tarr reports on the call for reform of the Madison Police Department’s deadly force policy following the officer-involved shooting of 19-year-old Tony Robinson.
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!