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Badger Institute Policy Analyst Julie Grace testified in favor of 2021 SB 120, SB 122, and SB 123 before the Wisconsin Senate Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety on March 18, 2021.
2021 SB 120, SB 122, and SB 123 would increase transparency among law enforcement use-of-force policies and incidents.
By Patrick Hughes and Julie Grace Police use of force has sparked an intense debate across America, including in our…
Brief suggests ways to make officer discipline fair, quick, transparent and decisive
Cutting cops unnecessarily to placate protesters will do nothing to help George Floyd or Jacob Blake
The state labels thousands of offenders violent when they’ve never committed an act of violence
A cop’s toughest call: if and when to use force to apprehend a suspect
What happened in Kenosha is an anomaly, defying the critics’ charge that police violence is systemic
Disciplinary actions against police officers in Wisconsin’s largest cities, whether for use of force or anything else, are rare
State needs better crime data to get an accurate picture of who’s incarcerated here and why
Badger Institute urges legislators to mandate better statewide data
A call for greater transparency
Wisconsin needs criminal justice data collection and reporting legislation
Policymakers will need to look to reforms to address overcrowding issues
Move would stress support and health care systems throughout the state
Badger Institute analysis shows the rate is much lower, and complicated crime reporting makes comparisons difficult
Revoking supervision for ex-offenders accused of new crimes would cost taxpayers without improving public safety
Wisconsin’s prison system will require hundreds of millions of dollars for new construction, operating costs just to keep up with population growth
When law enforcement and ex-offenders come together, good things can happen.
This video tells the story of Partners in Hope, a Milwaukee prisoner reentry program where cops, federal agents and prosecutors (among others) offer training, mentorship and friendship to people directly returning from prison or jail.