Trooper killer’s wife warned authorities before crime rampage Trooper killer's wife warned authorities before crime rampage http://t.co/FtU3G3SEhT by @MSpicuzzaMJS pic.twitter.com/o1MGqOcRCs — Mark Hoffman (@MJSphotog) May 20, 2015


Black clergy say Madison officer who shot teen should resign Black clergy say Madison officer who shot teen should resign http://t.co/vyYKNqUg4D pic.twitter.com/6wgrtMKf4V — WISCTV News 3 (@WISCTV_News3) May 19, 2015

Blaska on policing

Today, May 15, is National Peace Officer Memorial Day, a fitting day to examine the notion prevalent in Madison that not enough police are dying in the line of duty to justify defending themselves. This is the reasoning (if that is the correct word) that John Roach employs in Madison Magazine. Via Not enough police…

Deputy resigns

Thirty-four-year-old Zachary Dorr resigned his position Thursday when a judge set bond for him at $100,000 cash on three felony charges, including sexual assault of a child. A criminal complaint says a co-worker saw Dorr kissing the girl and giving her beer at a wedding reception last weekend at a Wausau-area hotel. The complaint accuses…


Family urges calm #TonyRobinson's mother leaves crying, distraught. "They murdered my son." Family, friends comfort her, urge calm. — Dan Simmons (@MadDanWSJ) May 12, 2015

Why Mother’s Day?

For instance, D.A. Ismael Ozanne did not make his announcement before Mother’s Day but on Mother’s Day. That’s right. Ozanne, who is an elected official, decided that no day would be better to interrupt a grieving mother than on Mother’s Day; a mother who was presumably doing all she could to deliver a smile to…

Today in Madison

DA Ozanne’s announcement in the #TonyRobinson shooting: http://jsonl.in/MQsPv We will have live coverage today of DA Ozanne’s announcement in the #TonyRobinson shooting: http://t.co/8Kto19eRuS pic.twitter.com/vYBRIp4kcj — Journal Sentinel (@journalsentinel) May 12, 2015

Tuesday, Wednesday in Madison

Out of respect for Tony Robinson’s family, Young Gifted and Black will not hold an action tomorrow after District Attorney Ismael Ozanne makes his announcement regarding whether officer Matt Kinney will be charged with the death of 19-year-old black teenager Tony Robinson. We call community members to use Tuesday to remember Tony and reflect on…

Release the Report

The Wisconsin DoJ Division of Criminal Investigation (DCI) was tasked with the investigation of Madison Police Officer Matt Kenny’s shooting, per 2013 Wisconsin Act 348, and delivering a complete report of the investigation to the District Attorney. The results of the investigation should be made public and Act 348 demands precisely that: Section 1, 5(b)…


The DA's decision on whether to charge the police officer who shot Tony Robinson will be announced Tuesday. http://t.co/flyd0M9scM — The Capital Times (@CapTimes) May 10, 2015