Koval on Cops in Schools
Chief Koval talks to Our Ms. Vicki about Cops in Schools.
12:34 p.m. Thursday, February 22 — MPD Educational Resource Officer (ERO) was advised that a fight between students at East High School was occurring on the 4th Street side of the school. The fight was broken up and the various subjects involved left in various directions. Officers on-site to monitor the situation. Investigation continuing.
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Tell all seven members of the Madison school board you support Cops in our Schools. firstname.lastname@example.org.
Today’s attempt at humor
Let our teachers defend their schools!
WI attorney general is on board
Wisconsin Attorney General Brad Schimel suggested Tuesday that local school districts, not the state or federal government, should be able to decide whether to allow firearms on school grounds. And Schimel said his office would train teachers willing to carry guns into the classroom if the Legislature changed state law to allow it.
- Hundreds of Ohio teachers sign up for free concealed weapons class just north of Cincinnati and home of a previous school shooting.
- Polk County, Florida, sheriff says schools must have concealed firearms holders on campus.
“The average shooter is finished with his evil deed in two to five minutes… in Broward County it was three minutes. The average police response is plus five minutes. When 911 is called the shooter is on the campus wreaking havoc, that’s too late…”
- To ensure safety of UW campus, it is crucial that students be allowed to carry firearms. John Graber in the Badger Herald 10-4-17.
Today’s must read
Two former deans decry Madison school violence
“We could not keep excluding students from school,” School Board member Dean Loumos says. “We can’t give up on these kids.”
The question is if the new discipline code is doing more harm than good. The goal was to be more patient with troublemakers, but the stories of violence are ugly.
Tell the Madison school board you want police and discipline in our schools this Wednesday, February 21, at 5 p.m. Room 103 Doyle Bldg., 545 W Dayton St. Madison
Wisconsin is Winning
Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. announced Friday that it will build a new $40 million service center at Appleton International Airport.
The 180,000-square-foot maintenance facility will complement the company’s existing operations at the airport and create about 200 jobs.
Russian curler banished from Winter Olympics after failed drug test
We gotta ask: how do drugs help you curl? We can understand illegal brooms but what kind of performance-enhancing drug makes one a better curler? Prozac, maybe?
Trump victim of Russian interference
The Justice Department on Friday indicted three Russian companies and 13 individuals for interfering in the 2016 U.S. presidential election, and the man who should be most upset is Donald J. Trump. The 37-page indictment contains no evidence of collusion between Russia and the Trump campaign, but it does show a systematic effort to discredit the result of the 2016 election. On the evidence so far, President Trump has been the biggest victim of that effort … as Democrats and the media have claimed that Mr. Trump’s election is illegitimate because he conspired with Russia to defeat Hillary Clinton.
The indictment also makes us wonder what the Obama Administration was doing amid all of this. — Wall Street Journal
What a disappointment:
13 indicted and not one Trump Republican!
“There is no allegation in this indictment that any American was a knowing participant in this illegal activity. There is no allegation in the indictment that the charge conduct altered the outcome of the 2016 election.”
‘All Their Needs Are Not Being Met’
If only we could meet their needs
8:18 p.m. Wednesday, Feb 21 Weapons Offense – Officers responded to a disturbance in the 2100 block of Packers Ave between two subjects (29 year old AAM and 30 year old AAM). It was reported that the 29 year old subject was attacking the other male with a knife. Officers arrived on scene and observed the 29 year old suspect to be in possession of a large knife. The suspect threw the knife down and proceeded to smash a vehicle window while officers were present. The 29 year old suspect was then taken into custody. A loaded handgun was found on this individual and he was charged with felon in possession of a firearm, disorderly conduct while armed and criminal damage to property. The 30 year old subject/suspect was also found to be an aggressor in this altercation so he was arrested for disorderly conduct.
Weapons Offense/Shots Fired – 6:27 p.m. Officers responded to the Kwik Trip located at 6702 Raymond Rd for a report of shots fired. Casings were located on scene. Damage to the building was observed. No injuries were discovered. The suspects were not on scene. Press release completed. Investigation continuing.
WEST: Weapons Offense – 7:49 p.m. Officers responded to Rocky’s Liquor Store at 4217 West Beltline Hwy for a report of shots fired. Officers arrived on scene and were in the process of talking with witnesses when they were advised that a victim with injuries arrived at a local hospital. The victim (26 year old AAM) was confirmed to have been at the liquor store. The victim had non-life threatening injuries. There is a possibility that this call and the shooting that occurred on Raymond Rd are related.
— from Chief Koval’s daily blotter.
What we’re reading
Bad Road Rising: Sons of Privilege
When a popular University of Wisconsin athlete is discovered drowned after a night of drinking, the victim’s sister engages Josh Pratt, former bad biker who found God in prison and came out a better man, to get to the bottom of it. Now a private investigator, Josh uncovers a pattern of big men on campuses being murdered beneath a freshly painted smiley face mural. He also finds the love of his life in his client, the UW athlete’s sister “Fig” Newton. Like previous loves in Josh’s life, the connection proves dangerous— for her
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