Today on the show, Allen takes a close look at policing in Madison with Amelia Royko Maurer, safe-policing advocate and co-founder of the independent Community Response Team concerned with Madison-area police practices and their reform. They cover topics like the shooting of Paul Heenan by a Madison police officer in November 2012 and Tony Robinson […]
Tuesday host Carousel Bayrd speaks with three guests about the use of police body cameras: Dane County Sheriff Dave Mahoney, Madison Alder Shiva Bidar-Sielaff, and police law expert Seth Stoughton. Dane County Sheriff Dave Mahoney supports the use of body cameras but has concerns over the privacy implications for police officers. Alder Shiva Bidar-Sielaff has concerns over […]
Professor Alex S. Vitale talks about the failures of our modern policing system, the reasons why modern policing doesn’t achieve what we think it achieves, and why there must be a radical, less punitive, change in the way we approach law enforcement. He is the author of “The End of Policing,” from Verso Press.
Tuesday host Carousel Bayrd speaks with Kristen Roman, who became Chief of the UW-Madison Police Department in January 2017. Prior to becoming Chief, Roman served as a City of Madison Police Department captain, and was in charge of various community outreach efforts. In conversation with Carousel, Chief Roman speaks about her philosophy of policing and her […]
In 1982, Manhattan Institute fellow George Kelling and American Enterprise Institute board member James Q. Wilson wrote a piece for the Atlantic entitled, “Broken Windows: The Police and Neighborhood Safety.” Kelling and Wilson argued that the police’s real job was not to fight serious crime, but to enforce community standards of order. They wrote, “how […]