Museum of Valor Launches Statewide Radio Ad to Promote National Police Week

(MADISON, WIS.) – In 1962, President Kennedy proclaimed the week of May 15 as ‘National Police Week’, a time during which our country annually recognizes those officers who have lost their lives in the line of duty. To raise the public awareness of this week’s importance, and to honor all those who serve in law enforcement, the Wisconsin Law Enforcement Museum of Valor (MoV) is going to the airwaves with a statewide radio ad that will run through May 20th on the over 70 affiliated AM and FM stations served by the Wisconsin Radio Network.

“Our public safety and the quality of life that we enjoy come at a cost, and it’s fundamentally important that we salute those who … Continue reading

Museum of Valor Launches Statewide Radio Ad to Promote National Police Week

(MADISON, WIS.) – In 1962, President Kennedy proclaimed the week of May 15 as ‘National Police Week’, a time during which our country annually recognizes those officers who have lost their lives in the line of duty. To raise the public awareness of this week’s importance, and to honor all those who serve in law enforcement, the Wisconsin Law Enforcement Museum of Valor (MoV) is going to the airwaves with a statewide radio ad that will run through May 20th on the over 70 affiliated AM and FM stations served by the Wisconsin Radio Network.

“Our public safety and the quality of life that we enjoy come at a cost, and it’s fundamentally important that we salute those who … Continue reading

WPPA Releases Statement on Behalf of Madison Police Officer Matt Kenny

(MADISON, Wis.) – Following the decision by the insurance company for the city of Madison to settle the federal lawsuit filed against Police Officer Matt Kenny over the 2015 death of Tony Robinson, WPPA Executive Director Jim Palmer issued the following statement on Kenny’s behalf:

Given the fact that the tragic death of Tony Robinson was more exhaustively, independently, and transparently investigated than perhaps any officer-involved death in the history of Madison, we are extraordinarily disappointed that the city’s insurance company chose to make a business decision that was more concerned with the costs of litigation than the facts of the case.

Multiple investigations were conducted into this matter, and all of them confirmed that Matt’s actions on March … Continue reading