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 by Alder Barbara Harrington-McKinney, who says she wanted to be proactive, in advance of a city committee currently studying the issue. “I wanted to be […]
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, all of which have been reviewed by the Madison Police Department Policy & Procedure Review Ad Hoc Committee with community input over the past couple […]
Over the past weekend, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) arrested eighty-three people across Wisconsin. On today’s episode, Lilada Gee takes a close look at the effects of this most recent immigration raid on the local community. She is joined in the studio by Veronica Figueroa from UNIDOS of Wisconsin and Mario Sierra of Centro Hispano, […]
In a special pledge-drive edition and one-year hosting anniversary for Wednesday host Lilada Gee, we hear from Veronica Figueroa, Executive Director of UNIDOS Wisconsin Against Domestic Violence, on how to help Puerto Ricans in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria.