State’s New Officer-Involved Shooting Law May Serve as National Standard
January 30, 2015
(Madison, WI) – A national task force established by President Obama to explore ways to strengthen the public’s trust in law enforcement has turned to Wisconsin’s largest law enforcement group for its insights. The only state organization to have been invited to provide testimony thus far to The President’s Task Force on 21st Century Policing, the Wisconsin Professional Police Association (WPPA) used its opportunity to highlight a new state law mandating independent investigations of officer-involved deaths, and the group’s critical role in making that law possible.
“We are honored to have been asked to contribute to this critically important public dialogue on ways to foster strong … Continue reading