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The lesson of Madison: Enough with the cop bashing already

Published May 13, 2015

To argue against the cop in the Tony Robinson shooting - unless you think DA Ismael Ozanne just made everything up - one must argue that cops don't have a right to protect themselves or other members of society from imminent attack. Ever.


National Police Week clouded by recent shootings

Published May 7, 2015

In 1962 John F. Kennedy created National Police Week. Given the events of the last year or so there is a cloud over police forces nationwide. It's created an additional level of stress for officers who already have one of the most stressful jobs in the country.


Safe Zones initiative brings different approach to addressing violence

Published April 22, 2015

According to a Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service report, a new initiative called "Safe Zones" is aiming to help more young people in the central city "find a new direction." The initiative will take place in four of Milwaukee's most economically challenged neighborhoods, providing community members with violence intervention, workforce development, and education- and health-related services.


What's happened to the Madison police chief's spine?

Published March 9, 2015

The Madison police chief's spine seems to be liquefying overnight. He's quickly heading toward jellyfish territory. In January, the chief had written a blog post extraordinaire, in which he ardently defended police officers from rushes to judgment. But now, he's apologizing. And asking for forgiveness. It appears it's easier to defend your cops when the protests aren't in your own backyard.

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