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No Charges in Tony Robinson Death — What’s Next for His Family, the Community & Police

Nothing can bring Tony Robinson back.

Protesters have said it. The family has said it. Even Dane County District Attorney Ismael Ozanne said it earlier this week when he announced his decision to not criminally charge the Madison police officer who fatally shot Robinson. 1,416 more words

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The ‘Madison Model’

A shooting death spotlights Wisconsin’s legacy of police reform.

By Simone Weichselbaum

For 20 years, David C. Couper was the chief of police in Madison, Wisc., the liberal Big Ten university town that became a laboratory for his ideas about community policing and community engagement. 1,271 more words

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Twitter trolls target mother of teen killed by police

Andrea Irwin, whose son, Tony Robinson, was killed by police in March, has received a flood of hate since her son’s death, including many messages that depicted her son as a villain who deserved to die. 296 more words

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Tony Robinson's Mother is being Mercilessly Trolled Online

Please follower her, lift her up, and block and report anyone in her Twitter mentions who is being abusive. @msdrea4  (Article)

A Capitol Killing

Tony Robison’s killing by Officer Kenny was determined to be legal according Dane County DA. Police sent officers to Williamson St. in Madison WI on March 6, 2015 due to reports of a man (Robinson) darting in and out of traffic, and assaulting two people. 575 more words

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Madison Police Officer Matt Kenny wants to return to his job, but police chief fears for his safety

MADISON (AP) — Madison Police Officer Matt Kenny wants to return to his job, but the police chief fears for Kenny’s safety.

Dane County District Attorney Ismael Ozanne announced last Tuesday, May 12th Kenny won’t face criminal charges in the March shooting death of 19-year-old Tony Robinson. 97 more words

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Morning Beautiful: Obama Limits Police Use Of Military Equipment, Lynch Approves Of Boston Bomber Verdict & More

Hello dawling. Here’s today’s news round-up just for you. Smooches.

1) Obama Bans Police Use Of Military-Style Equipment 

Mr. President is obviously not here for the excessive force we’ve seen from the police during protestors in Ferguson and Baltimore. 353 more words

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