Tag Archives: Madison Police Department

Community Response Team Supports Young, Gifted & Black Coalition

May 14, 2015 In the aftermath of Paul Heenan’s shooting on November 9, 2012, a group of residents from the Madison community, former and current law enforcement officers, representatives from social service agencies, mental health experts and academics formed a group that calls itself the Community Response Team. We were deeply shaken by the police […]

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In Living Color: Tony Robinson and Why #BlackLivesMatter Matters

by Ryan Wherley  March 12, 2015 To all those who chime in with “all lives matter” in response to the rallying cry that “Black Lives Matter,” in response to the police officer shooting of Tony Robinson last week, I have to say this in response to you: No fucking shit. Of course we know that all […]

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Madison Community Honors Slain Teen Tony Robinson

By Leslie Amsterdam, March 7, 2015 On Saturday, the Madison community honored slain teen Tony Robinson by marching from the City-County Building to a vigil at the scene of his death Friday evening. The unarmed, recent high school graduate was shot five times by a Madison police officer responding to a call on Williamson Street […]

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Scott Walker Confuses Democracy with Terrorism

February 27, 2015 by Michael Matheson During a speech at the Conservative Political Action Conference in National Harbor, Maryland, Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker stated, “If I can take on 100,000 protesters, I can do the same across the globe.” The remark was made in reference to America’s response to the terrorist group ISIS, who has conducted […]

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November 19, 2012

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November 9, 2012

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October 29, 2012

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October 19, 2012

There is a rally on Saturday October 27, 2012 at 2:oopm at Reynolds Park in Madison (the site of Occupy last year) to bring attention to the need for positive change and solutions. Read Edward Kuharski’s article here: https://wcmcoop.com/2012/10/17/the-unwelcome-wagon-a-prelude-to-greyhound-therapy/

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The Unwelcome Wagon: A Prelude to “Greyhound Therapy”?

By Edward Kuharski [ Note about the title:  Mayor Soglin has been reported to have used the phrase “Greyhound therapy,” an unsubtle euphemism for putting unwanted people on a bus to another city, in a meeting in the County Executive’s office.  It is a distasteful phrase but is consistent with other statements the Mayor has […]

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Madison Police Report Slams Brett Hulsey

By Joe Vittie A recently released Madison Police Department report provides previously unknown details about the actions of Wisconsin state Representative Brett Hulsey (D – Madison) in his encounter with a nine-year old boy at Spring Harbor Beach on the evening of July 4.  Hulsey pled no contest to disorderly conduct for the incident on […]

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