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Madison's former chief, Mike Koval, clashed with police critics and some City Council members and complained his department was underfunded.
“It’s clear that alcohol and coronavirus do not mix," said Madison Mayor Satya Rhodes-Conway, who added that the average age for coronavirus cases in Dane County is now 23.
The FBI is assisting Madison police in the investigation of the potential hate crime.
The alleged attack has drawn nationwide attention as a possible hate crime.
"It feels as though Travel Ex is throwing Van Galder under the bus due to pressure from a newspaper reporter."
The victim described the men as white and in their early 20s, with two in "floral shirts" and blue jeans, and two in all black and wearing masks.
"The police department is hesitant because they don't feel that the City Council and definitely the mayor has their backs," Ald. Paul Skidmore said.
"Law enforcement spending per capita by Wisconsin municipalities rose faster than both inflation and municipal spending overall."