Protecting American’s Constitutional Right to “Assemble and Petition” their Government. Aggressive policing escalates violence at protests, research shows. A former … More
Tag: Madison Method
I Am Outraged! You Should Be, Too!
“I can tell you from my own experience, that starting ‘soft’ in handling a protest works. When a police agency … More
Charlottesville! What Now Should Police Do?
“Commonplace instant, mass, and social media provide an opportunity to highlight and improve the public's view of law enforcement legitimacy. … More
Charlottesville: That’s Not Us!
Years ago, when the KKK wanted to demonstrate in Madison (WI) they were small in numbers. As police, our mission … More
The Madison Model
The ‘Madison Model’ A shooting death spotlights Wisconsin’s legacy of police reform. By Simone Weichselbaum For 20 years, David C. … More
Practicing the “Madison Method” in Ferguson
In Ferguson, Officer Defuses Eruptions as Crowds Grow Tense Here’s another command officer who understands “The Madison Method” and effectively … More