Advocacy Journalism, Data In Policing Wisconsin, Women Army Rangers

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Crime analysts in Madison and Milwaukee are increasingly using data to map out hot spots for traffic accidents and crimes. Our guest explains the rising trend of using data in policing. We also examine the role of advocacy in journalism, and a look at what it means that women are for the first time successfully graduating from Army Ranger training.

Featured in this Show

  • A Lesson In Advocacy Journalism

    Award winning journalist Meg Kissinger talks about the process of advocacy journalism and her extensive career tracking mental health care challenges in Milwaukee.

  • How Data Is Used In Policing

    In a time of budget cuts to all government agencies, different approaches are being considered in an effort to save money. This trend is playing out in law enforcement with a focus on how intelligence-based policing can be used to focus resources in problem areas. We talk to the crime analyst for the Dane County Sheriff’s Office about how data is being used in policing in Dane County.

  • First Women Army Rangers

    This week, the first women ever are set to successfully complete Army Ranger training. We find out what it means in the larger context of women in the military, and what it takes to become a Ranger.

Episode Credits

  • Mike Arnold Host
  • Veronica Rueckert Host
  • Galen Druke Producer
  • Amanda Magnus Producer
  • Judith Siers-Poisson Producer
  • Meg Kissinger Guest
  • Michael Walnoha Guest
  • Gayle Tzemach Lemmon Guest
  • Travis West Guest