The police department had responded to a request by heavily redacting investigation documents into alleged misconduct of one of its officers.
The Badger Project wins public records ‘Opee’ award from Wisconsin Freedom of Information Council
The Media Openness Award acknowledges The Badger Project’s use of – and fight for – records to investigate law enforcement.
‘A setback for transparency’ – Wisconsin Supreme Court reverses decades of legal precedent to weaken open records law
Transparency advocates plot next moves
Seeking more info about internal sexual harassment claims, The Badger Project sues Wausau PD
After an open records request, the department released heavily-redacted documents from an internal investigation of a former lieutenant accused of misconduct.
City of La Crosse agrees to release records, pay legal fees; The Badger Project drops lawsuit
The La Crosse Police Department had initially rejected a records request on an ex-police officer.