articles tagged "police"

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 community meeting asking what Madison should expect from its next police chief. more »

UW Police Warn Students About Crime Uptick

Friday, 27 September 2013 | ioby
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UW-Madison Police Information Officer Marc Lovicott tells In Our Backyard about what’s being done to increase campus safety. more »

Noble Wray on Police Work in Madison

Tuesday, 17 September 2013 | A Public Affair
Noble Wray Madison Police Cheif

On Tuesday September 17th, Noble Wray, retiring Madison Police Chief, joined our host Carousel Bayrd to look at not only his work as chief, but also how police work in Madison is affecting the community. more »

Can The Police Limit Speech In The Wisconsin State Capitol?

Monday, 29 April 2013 | buzz
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  The American Civil Liberties Union is taking the state Department of Administration to task in federal court. The Capitol Police have been arresting protestors who were peacefully singing in the state capital. So is the Wisconsin Capitol truly a public forum? Can the police limit what people say? The Progressive’s Rebecca Kemble tells us more.       more »

Tuesday Buzz: October 9th

Tuesday, 9 October 2012 | buzz
Lester Moore

  In this special Pledge Drive edition, host Aaron Perry spoke with Kathleen Starks about the challenges parents face in raising mixed race children.   Aaron also spoke to Lester More of the Madison Police Department about community safety initiatives.   Listen to today’s program:   more »

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