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Jeff Sessions represents “a new sheriff” at DOJ
Jim and Doug discuss the fourth pillar of Obama’s 21st Century Policing task force report
Jim and Doug discuss the third pillar of Obama’s 21st Century Policing task force report
The agreement set up a four-tiered response plan, which specifies benchmarks that must be reached before certain policing actions can take place
“People should get used to hearing good news about BPD, and not just bad news,” an oversight director stated
“We are committed to reform and we have shown we can self-monitor,” APD Chief Harold Medina said
Money will go toward hiring 34 new police oversight workers, including lawyers, trainers and counselors
The Madison Police Department has added six community outreach officers through a federal COPS grant as part of the department’s initiative to combat crime
The state police force argued that revealing their policy on utilizing social media for investigations could potentially put public safety at risk
Karl Racine is the third consent decree monitor since the city and DOJ started the process in 2015
The department has overhauled training and strengthened accountability, but trust from the community remains a challenge