The Madison Police Department’s new mental health unit is up and running. The Monday Buzz talks to mental health Officer Carlin Becker about how things are going.
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.
MADISON (WORT) — The family of 19-year-old Tony Robinson has filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against the City of Madison and Madison Police Officer Matt Kenny. Tony Robinson’s mother Andrea Irwin says the civil lawsuit is the family’s last opportunity for justice.
MADISON (WORT) — In May, Dane County District Attorney Ismael Ozanne announced Madison Police Officer Matt Kenny was legally justified in using deadly force against 19-year-old Tony Robinson Jr. But a new federal lawsuit will ask a jury, not a prosecutor, if the shooting was justified.
Dylan Brogan reports.
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 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.