heenan

Officer-involved death law breaks new ground

Law requires 2 from outside agencies be involved in investigations

It is a landmark law, the first of its kind in this country. When Gov. Scott Walker signed AB 409 it created a law that will change the way police-involved deaths are investigated in Wisconsin.

Officer-involved death bill awaiting governor's signature

Bill requires investigations to include 2 outside individuals

Seventeen months ago Paul Heenan was shot and killed by a Madison police officer. When an investigation conducted internally by the department cleared the officer, Heenan's friends started asking questions.

Judge grants injunction against Heimsness complaint

Complaint filed by PFC, friends of Paul Heenan to get Stephen Heimsness fired

A judge granted a preliminary injunction prohibiting the Police and Fire Commission from taking any further action against Madison police Officer Stephen Heimsness Tuesday.

Family to sue Madison officer over fatal shooting

Family of man shot and killed by Madison police officer last year to sue officer, city, chief

A lawyer for the relatives of a Madison man shot and killed by a police officer last year says the family is suing the officer and the City of Madison.

Family to sue Madison officer over fatal shooting

Family of man shot and killed by Madison police officer last year to sue officer, city, chief

A lawyer for the relatives of a Madison man shot and killed by a police officer last year says the family is suing the officer and the City of Madison.

Family to sue Madison officer over fatal shooting

Family of man shot and killed by Madison police officer last year to sue officer, city, chief

A lawyer for the relatives of a Madison man shot and killed by a police officer last year says the family is suing the officer and the City of Madison.

Heimsness complaint won't be dismissed

The Madison Police and Fire Commission ruled to deny a motion to dismiss the complaint against Officer Stephen Heimsness, according to a document from a meeting Monday night.

Soglin reaction to officer shooting doesn't add up

May, Soglin, Wray and Frei will cost the city more for dodging in both dollars and trust, because there are those of us in the community who won't tolerate it anymore.  There is just no excuse for bad math.

More Madison officers under investigation

PFC process for Heimsness complaint will likely take months

A number of Madison police officers are under investigation after Chief Noble Wray called for the firing of Officer Stephen Heimsness.

Soglin expresses support for police chief

Mayor announces plan to expand human relations program in light of investigation

Madison Mayor Paul Soglin is expressing confidence in Madison Police Chief Noble Wray after the release of a complaint against an officer involved in a shooting and investigation into actions by other officers.

Complaint alleges long list of misconduct by Heimsness

Misuse of department property, harassment, offensive language among accusations

A 58-page complaint by Madison police Chief Noble Wray documents a rash of alleged inappropriate behavior from an officer in the weeks prior to shooting an unarmed man.

Heenan's friends want Chief Wray out

Former roommates react to the call to end Officer Heimsness's service with MPD

Paul Heenan's former roommates say removing Stephen Heimsness from the Madison police officer isn't enough. They want his boss gone too.