Police body camera committee to discuss draft bill-Members of a legislative study committee on police body camera legislation are expected to discuss a bill draft during an Oct. 17 meeting in Madison. The draft includes language that would require a law enforcement agency to post its policy online and it also sets a longer retention period for encounters including use of force.
WNA Foundation launches statewide effort to bolster civic engagement-By Julia Hunter Wisconsin Newspaper Association In recent years, civic education in schools across the country has been on the decline. Prior to the 1960s, courses encouraging students to explore their role as citizens and discuss current issues were common. Today, such classes are rare. Civic education instead is typically rolled into a course about American government and little ...
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