Henry Sanders, Madison365 Publisher and CEO, hosted the conversation with police chiefs and sheriffs from Madison, Milwaukee and Beloit.
Madison police are investigating three complaints made after the unsanctioned Mifflin Street Block Party.
“As an officer of the law, I believe that today justice has prevailed,” Madison Police Chief Shon Barnes said in a statement.
"We believe that our protesters will be peaceful," Madison police chief Shon Barnes said.
A Madison police officer responding to the shooting also fired inside the building, but did not hit anyone, Chief Shon Barnes said.
Dane County is in line for $106 million with Madison expecting to receive $49 million.
Madison's mayor said Monday that furloughs for city staff were canceled, but Police Chief Shon Barnes said her announcement "does not apply to MPD."
The committee’s action is the latest step in Madison’s consideration of police body-worn cameras.
On this week's political podcast, Ald. Mike Verveer touts efforts to turn Madison's most famous street into a pedestrian mall this summer
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On this week's political podcast, Shon Barnes touts the devices as "progressive," talks about his lengthy experience with them, and says they have "evolved tremendously."
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Barnes becomes the city's third Black police chief and will have to deal with a sharp uptick in shootings and car thefts.
Though he officially began the job Monday, he’s already been at work in the city for a couple weeks meeting virtually with community members.
Madison’s Police and Fire Commission chose Barnes out of 43 candidates, and he was among four finalists that included Ramon Batista, Christopher Davis and Larry Scirotto.
Watch the swearing-in ceremony of Shon Barnes as Madison's new police chief live starting at 10 a.m.
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Shon Barnes, who was not the top choice for many police reform activists, accepted the Police and Fire Commision’s offer to serve as Madison police chief this week.
Ramon Batista, former police chief in Mesa, Arizona, was the Police and Fire Commission's second choice in a 3-2 vote Friday.
On a 3-2 vote Friday, the five-member hiring body chose to move forward with Barnes over many community members’ preference for Ramon Batista.
After criticism for not including the community, the Madison Police and Fire Commission will hold another public input meeting on the police chief Friday.