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Neighbors concerned about delay of Midtown police station

Many neighbors who live near the Madison Police Department's proposed new Mineral Point Road precinct are echoing Chief Mike Koval's concern about Madison Mayor Paul Soglin's proposal to delay the location's construction until 2021.

Koval tells black church leaders he 'desperately' seeks forgiveness

The most emotional moments during a Friday night forum African-American church leaders hosted to help mourners prepare for Tony Robinson's funeral came as Madison Police Chief Mike Koval talked about what his department's officer-involved shooting death has meant for him.

Madison police work to connect with community

MPD hopes officers are involved in community beyond law enforcement

Now the officer-involved shooting death of 31-year-old Dontre Hamilton in Milwaukee brings the problem closer to home.

Madison council moves police body cameras forward

Debate lasted until Wed. morning

Poised to move the police body-camera issue forward Tuesday night, members of the common council reviewed a Madison Police Department report that says the project would cost nearly $1 million.

Local leaders react to Ferguson decision

Koval, Johnson commit to nonviolence mission in Madison

Local Madison leaders reacted Monday night to the Ferguson grand jury's decision not to indict office Darren Wilson in the shooting death of Michael Brown.

Chief Koval talks pot after massive marijuana bust

Koval says decriminalizing casual possession in Madison has been successful

Madison Police Chief Mike Koval said the massive marijuana bust announced Thursday was so significant in scope that it "couldn't be denied or overlooked." 

NAACP plans to take concerns of militarization to MPD chief

Military vehicle could amp up tension in Ferguson-like clash, NAACP leaders say

A big theme coming out of Ferguson is the question over militarizing local law enforcement. And Tuesday night, during a Dane County NAACP meeting, executive members approved taking those concerns to Madison Police Chief Mike Koval.

Madison police chief reacts to Ferguson

Koval: Use of military equipment not first strategy for officers

The police response to demonstrations in Ferguson has received nationwide attention, with critics saying the scene looks like something out of a war zone as officers use tanks and combat armor.