Dane Co. Exec., Sheriff: No new jail will be built

Despite  Dane Co. Exec. Joe Parisi and Sheriff Dave Mahoney's change in tone before the New Year that no new jail would be built, Young, Gifted & Black Coalition protesters continued their sixth straight week of protesting against police violence under a "no new jail" banner Saturday.

Dane Co. sheriff supports plan to gut first responder board

Many other law enforcement members oppose move

Dane County Sheriff Dave Mahoney told a county committee Tuesday he supports Executive Joe Parisi's proposal to gut the first responder center board of its ability to make public safety communication decisions, including overseeing the county's 911 system.

Committee to start reviewing 911 center protocols

County, city leaders disagree over call center's response times

Dane County Executive Joe Parisi is calling for due diligence as the 911 Oversight Committee begins its work to establish operating practices for the county's 911 center.