Social Issues

Shon Barnes Takes Over as Madison’s Police Chief

By Frederica Freyberg | Here & Now

February 5, 2021 • South Central Region

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On Monday, Shon Barnes was sworn in as Madison’s new Chief of Police, following the immediate departure of Mike Koval last year. Barnes shares his confidence about the new position as Madison and the U.S. are fighting the coronavirus and historically challenging issues of race relations.

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