Protests in Madison have been ongoing for twelve days, and show no signs of stopping. Madison police estimate that 10,000 people turned out to protest last Sunday, and yesterday, protesters from police abolition movement Freedom Inc painted “Defund the Police” in front of Madison’s municipal building. On the first three days of protests, a small […]
In 2017, the OIR Group (an organization that does independent police oversight and review) researched the Madison Police Department’s policies, practices, procedures, and culture. The resulting report offers 146 recommendations, all of which have been reviewed by the Madison Police Department Policy & Procedure Review Ad Hoc Committee with community input over the past couple […]
Important conversations happening today regarding race relations in Madison. How do we build trust? How do we balance the requirement for people to legally respect police orders vs. people who feel their self worth is being challenged? Today Carousel is joined by Madison Police Captain Kristen Roman and Matthew Braunginn, one of the founder’s of […]
What are possible alternatives to incarceration? Which options are being practiced here in Madison? Why is Wisconsin proposing to add $5 million to increase the state’s prison population? Listen to this edition of A Public Affair to find out more!
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?
How is the Madison community responding to the police shooting of an unarmed 19-year-old black man? How is Tony Robinson being remembered? What is taking place at the Capitol today? Listen to this edition of A Public Affair to find out more!