Tag: Open Record Requests

January 15, 2016 1:54 PM

The Madison Police Department strives to adhere to policy and purpose of the WI Public Records Law: "...that all persons are entitled to the greatest possible information regarding the affairs of government and the official acts of those officers and employees who represent them," and "providing … [read more]

April 16, 2015 8:21 AM

The Capital Times recently printed an opinion piece from Amelia Royko Maurer and Greg Gelembuik that excoriated this Department's response to multiple public records requests concerning the shooting death of Tony Robinson.  The City Attorney's Office, along with our Department, felt it was … [read more]

May 29, 2014 2:30 PM

Madison Police Department’s Records Bureau is a busy place.  In 2013 we received approximately 30,000 record requests.  We have seen about a 20% increase of record requests over the past two years.  We have one Lieutenant on staff whose main responsibility is to review record requests.  There … [read more]

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