Gil Halsted looks at the relationship between county law enforcement officers and Native American tribal communities. He speaks with Sandra Gokee, cousin of Jason Pero, the fourteen-year old citizen of the Bad River Band who was shot and killed by a County Sheriff Deputy on November 8th, 2017. Ms. Gokee was placed on administrative leave, […]
Morning Buzz guest host Brian Standing (sitting in for Jonathan Zarov) plays the recorded statement by Madison Police Chief Mike Koval describing the officer-involved shooting that occurred at the corner of Morrison and Baldwin Streets on Thursday night, June 30th, 2016. The audio of Koval’s statement was recorded by WORT News Director Molly Stentz, live […]
Dane County District Attorney Ismael Ozanne is running for re-election. He speaks with WORT’s Darien Lamen about the allegations his opponent has been making against him, about restorative justice initiatives he’s been championing, and about his non-indictment decisions in over a dozen cases of officer-involved shootings.
On Friday night, 19-year old Tony Robinson was shot and killed by Madison Police Officer Matt Kenny after police were called to an apartment on Williamson Street. Little is known about what triggered the call to police or what happened after Officer Kenny arrived on the scene. Madison Police Chief Mike Koval has said that […]