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David Couper

Madison has approved spending up to $400,000 on an independent review of its police department. But how many firms are qualified to do such a review? more

Jul 7, 2016 5:00 AM News 2 Comments

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Allison Geyer

The Madison community remains divided after video showing the violent arrest of a black teenager went viral last week. Now, there’s a growing chorus of voices calling for significant change to the Madison Police Department — starting at the top. more

Jun 30, 2016 5:00 AM News 8 Comments

It's been more than 40 years since President Johnson created the last federal commission to look into our justice system and recommend improvements. At the time, I was a beat cop in Minneapolis, following a stint in the Marines. more

Jan 15, 2009 3:00 PM Opinion