Photo by Mainzer-Einsatzfahrzeuge on Pixabay. The City of Madison is reviewing the standard operating procedures for its police force. Standard operating procedures are the guidelines for officers to follow while on the job. And they cover procedures for de-escalation, conduct during protests, and use of force. Last night, some members of Madison’s Public Safety […]
According to a draft timeline of the selection process, the Madison Board of Police and Fire Commissioners intends to select a new permanent Chief of Police by the end of this year. That’s nearly double the timeline proposed by Mayor Satya Rhodes-Conway, who says she wants a new chief to be selected in the next […]
An 11-year old girl has helped Madison police catch a man they believe is responsible for assaulting several women. Madison police made the arrest on Monday, saying he could have become a serial predator. Reporter Jade Iseri-Ramos has the story from the Central Police Station.
At a news conference in April, after a particularly busy night of gunfire reports, Madison Police Chief Mike Koval told reporters that Madison needs to have a “come to Jesus moment” about the amount and nature of gun violence in the city. Koval argued that the Madison Police Department has too few patrol officers and […]
Steve Fitzsimmons, an active Neighborhood Watch volunteer, discusses the concept, the program, and its possibilities with Madison Police Chief Mike Koval and Madison Police Neighborhood Watch Staff.
Last month, the Wisconsin Municipal Mutual Insurance Company decided to settle a wrongful death lawsuit brought against the City of Madison for the 2015 shooting of Tony Robinson by Madison Police officer Matt Kenny. The $3.4 million settlement is the largest in Wisconsin history for a police-involved shooting. Madison Mayor Paul Soglin and Madison Police […]