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Dane Co. NAACP plans summit addressing ‘militaristic tactics'

Group plans to invite law enforcement from around Dane County

Following the police response to Michael Brown's shooting in Ferguson, MO, Dane County NAACP members voted Tuesday night to spend the next few months planning a countywide law enforcement summit looking at what the civil rights organization feels are local authorities using militaristic tactics.

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.

WISC Editorial Agenda 2014 - One Madison/Re-chartering NAACP

Our response to the Race To Equity report on racial disparities in Madison, which we are calling One Madison thanks to the Urban League of Greater Madison graciously allowing us to steal the name of their annual report, requires a multitude of partners.