Friday, October 5, 2018

Demographic mismatch: Town of Madison police department makes puzzling hiring decision

Sources:  Statistics Atlas (Town of Madison), 

Ex-DeForest police chief who made racist video hired by town of Madison Police Department.  (Wisconsin State Journal, 10/5/2018)
Furseth's racial views would have been well-imprinted In 2007, Furseth, 50, shot the 36-second video of a group of five well-dressed black men walking from their car to a Steak ‘n Shake restaurant while Furseth mockingly narrates the action in a stereotypical urban black voice. An investigation for the village found the video was posted on YouTube last December by Alexei Strelchenko, a former intern for the DeForest police.

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