Changes To How Police Handle Mental Health Crises, Looking Back: A Decade of ‘Wisconsin Life’

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A flag is reflected in the window of a Milwaukee Police Department vehicle Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2020, in Milwaukee. Morry Gash/AP Photo 

We talk to Wisconsin Attorney General Josh Kaul about the changes he’s proposing for how police handle those suffering from mental health issues. Then, we take a look back over the years of Wisconsin Life as the program celebrates its 10th anniversary.

Featured in this Show

  • State AG On Police Response To Mental Health Crises

    State Attorney General Josh Kaul discusses proposals to change how law enforcement responds to mental health crises and efforts to expand access to mental health services. We also look at his goals and requests for the next state budget.

  • 'Wisconsin Life' Turns 10

    This month marks the 10th anniversary of Wisconsin Life, which has featured more than 1,000 stories about ordinary and extraordinary Wisconsinites from all walks of life. To celebrate, we talk to the feature’s co-founder and its current producer about the many stories they’ve told.

Episode Credits

  • Molly Stentz Host
  • Keegan Kyle Producer
  • Joe Tarr Producer
  • Lee Rayburn Technical Director
  • Josh Kaul Guest
  • Erika Janik Guest
  • Maureen McCollum Guest

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