The latest talks about federal police reform in Congress have gone exactly nowhere. U.S. Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ) and U.S. Representative Karen Bass (D-CA) had led the effort to, among […]
Dane County Supervisor floats proposal calling for end to qualified im...
In 1967, the U.S. Supreme Court extended Qualified Immunity protections to law enforcement officers. The decision effectively shielded officers from lawsuits seeking financial damages for civil rights violations. In the […]
Wisconsin State Senate Passes Police Reform Laws
Photo by diegoparra on Pixabay. Today the Wisconsin state senate considered a slate of bills, from legalizing paddlewheel raffles, requiring the national anthem at state sports arenas, to a handful […]
Varying Ideas About Bodycam Footage
In the wake of a spate of recent police shootings, including George Floyd in Minneapolis and Jacob Blake in Racine, many communities have begun using cameras worn on police officers’ […]
Finance Committee Recommends Body Camera Pilot Program to Madison Coun...
Yesterday, the Madison Finance Committee recommended allocating more than $80,000 in next year’s capital budget to go toward a body camera pilot program. The program was suggested as an amendment […]
Wisconsin Black Caucus Members on Police Reform Bills
Yesterday, Gov. Tony Evers called for a special legislative session on police reform in response to the police shooting of Jacob Blake in Kenosha on Sunday. For today’s show, we […]