Category Archives: Madison city government

Let the police round-up begin!

Bad boys, bad boys Whatcha gonna do, whatcha gonna do When they come for you? Madison, be prepared to sing along as we welcome the blue surge. Police Chief Mike Koval announced today a round-up of up to 60 people … Continue reading

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Alder Rummel is ‘thinking deeply’ about gun violence

Did we say the worm has turned? (Oh yes we did!) Madison alders and their enablers are turning away from harassing Police Chief Mike Koval, suspending the micro-managing and second-guessing of his sworn police officers, and toning down accusations of … Continue reading

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From Ferguson to Madison: safe streets are a casualty of the War on Cops

The War on Cops is real. The victims of this war are more black men slaughtered on the mean streets of America as police pull back, hunker down, drive on by. It’s called the Ferguson Effect and it is being … Continue reading

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After the latest homicide, has the worm turned? Is Enough finally ENOUGH!

Congratulations, Madison! On the 2nd day of August, a little more than halfway through the year, we have managed to tie the record number of homicides in a single calendar year (10) with five months left to go! Number 10 … Continue reading

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Subscribe to Chief Koval’s blog

Police Chief Mike Koval is the brightest political figure in Madison who doesn’t work at the state capitol. Putting out the day’s police log via his on-line blog is genius in a bottle. He had been sending the recap to … Continue reading

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Ald. Hall is trying to remain patient and focused amid the flying bullets

… but she’s pretty steamed! “Neighbors, I am trying so hard to be patient. What’s been going on in our city has me pretty steamed. While the further east side of Madison is by far the safest residential area in … Continue reading

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