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 […]
MPD Policy & Procedure Check-In
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, […]
Improving race relations and building trust in Madison
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 […]
Alternatives to Incarceration
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!
Tony Robinson Protests Continue
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?
Community Response to Police Shooting
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!