articles tagged "Paulie Heenan"

The Next Chief of Police. What Do We Need?

Tuesday, 8 October 2013 | buzz
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With the announced retirement of Police Chief Noble Wray, the Madison Police Department stands at a critical point. The shooting death of Paul Heenan almost a year ago shook the Madison community in more ways than one. Not only did the community mourn the tragic loss of Heenan, but many lost faith in the Madison Police Department: a department that has historically prided itself on community-based policing now faces questions about its policies for use of deadly force. Cheri Maples is a former captain in the Madison Police Department, an ordained Buddhist dharma teacher and the co-founder of the Center for Mindfulness and Justice. On October 16, the center will hold a …. more »

Paulie Fest This Weekend

Thursday, 30 May 2013 | buzz
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Kevin Pellerin and Josh Peterson joined the 8 O’Clock Buzz on Thursday, May 30, 2013. They are two of the organizers for the upcoming event, Paulie Fest, happening this weekend: May 31st and June 1st, at 7PM, at the High Noon Saloon. more »

Mindfulness and Justice

Thursday, 31 January 2013 | buzz
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  Cheri Maples, co-founder of Mindfulness and Justice, worked for the criminal justice system, as an Assistant Attorney General in the Wisconsin Department of Justice for the last twenty years. She came by the studio to talk with Tony about the recent tragic police shooting of Paul Heenan. Many of Paul Heenan’s friends and neighbors were distraught by his death, which they considered unnecessary and thoughtless. They have raised questions about the police department’s conduct. There is a mistrust of the police department right now, said Maples, rightly so, she added. She is hopeful that the police department can regain the publics trust.     Cheri is giving a talk next Monday, February …. more »

Months After Paulie Heenan Shooting, Many Questions Still Unanswered

Thursday, 24 January 2013 | buzz
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    Amelia Royko Maurer spoke with Tony Castaneda today about the tragic events surrounding Paulie Heenan. Paulie Heenan was shot to death by a Madison police officer on Baldwin Street in early November of 2012. Maurer, a musician, worked closely with Heenan in the recording studio. She described Heenan as having maternal instincts in the studio. Heenan aided musicians through the recording process not just as a studio engineer but also as a caring adult. The two soon developed a strong friendship and later Maurer let Heenan stay at her apartment for some time. He was supposed to be staying at her apartment the night he had been shot. The police report states that on …. more »

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