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Police agencies look into using drones

Madison College develops training program on unmanned aerial vehicles

Small pieces of plastic with a small motor and camera, weighing less than five pounds, seem poised to become a valuable and affordable tool for law enforcement.

Dog trainers focus on 'bully breeds'

Dog breeds branded for their aggressive personalities, like pit bulls, Rottweilers and Dobermans, are often scrutinized by the public - especially following incidents like last week's, when a 7-year-old boy in Dodge County was killed by his family Rottweiler.

Superheroes of all ages take over Madison

MSCR hosts superhero training for kids, parents

Goons and goblins were no match for the children of Madison as students strapped on their capes to fight crime Saturday afternoon.

MSCR hosts superhero training camp

Hero-in-training, participating adult receive cape, special super powers

A training camp for little Madison residents to become superheroes and save the city is scheduled for Oct. 4, according to a release.

Arrest means more training for Green Bay police

A Green Bay officer who was recorded throwing a man to the ground during an arrest has been cleared of wrongdoing, but police are using the experience as a teaching tool for its officers and new recruits.

UW holds simulated terrorist attack training exercise

‘Bomb' goes off at 7 a.m., law enforcement training continues all day

The concourse of Cam Randall will be a much different scene than fans are used to seeing Thursday as emergency crews simulate a terrorist attack.

Life-and-death decisions are being learned in simulator

Students learn from mistakes in simulator that could cost lives once on the job

Madison College students are experience what it is like to make life-and-death decisions in a split second, which is something law enforcement officers experience for real on the streets.

DPI announces school safety recommendations

Framework focuses on keeping schools havens of learning, academic achievement

The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction announced Monday it partnered with a broad coalition of education organizations to release a framework and recommendations to address school safety.

Near drowning prompts basic water safety course in district

7th-grader Trevonne Allen almost drowned after sinking to bottom of pool last year

Nearly 40 Sun Prairie faculty members have taken a basic water safety course in the last six months. The advanced training is part of a new school district policy enacted after a 13-year-old nearly drowned in the high school pool on March 20, 2013.

Coroners, lawmakers support death investigation training bill

Bill would require 40 hours of training, 24 hours of continuing education

In Wisconsin a coroner isn't required to complete any training. It's an elected position that some families allege can lead to inaccurate rulings in death investigations, but Assembly Bill 530 would change that.

Madison College works to close job training gap

Survey: 60 percent of employers have difficulty hiring employees

A survey of 341 Wisconsin CEOs reveals a growing concern about finding enough skilled employees to fill job vacancies and facilitate growth.

Shooter training exercise at Monona Terrace

Madison police, fire and Dane Co. EMS took part

Members of Madison Police and Fire departments along with Dane County Emergency Medical Services took part in a training exercise at the Monona Terrace today.

Gyorko homers for Padres in win over Brewers

Brewers lose two in different parts of Phoenix

Jedd Gyorko hit his second homer of the spring, a two-run shot that helped the San Diego Padres beat a Milwaukee Brewers split-squad 7-1 Monday.

Votto homers, Reds beat split-squad Brewers 5-2

Votto hits first homer since last June

Joey Votto hit a two-run homer, an encouraging sign that he's progressing in his recovery from knee surgery that robbed him of his power last season, and the Cincinnati Reds beat the split-squad Milwaukee Brewers 5-2 on Monday.