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911 board responds to county executive's suggestions

Chairman: 'We all missed something, somewhere, and now we have to make the fixes'

Dane County Executive Joe Parisi is calling for change in how all 911 calls for police help are handled in an effort to reduce call answer times and the time it takes to dispatch emergency crews to a scene.

City officially swears in new police chief

Koval has been with department for almost 30 years

The Madison police force is officially under new leadership. Mike Koval was sworn in Wednesday afternoon. He's Madison's 29th chief in the department's 158-year history.