Civil Liberties

Cop-Turned-Spiritual Healer Says Madison Cop Who Killed Man Shouldn't Be Put Back on Street

DA and internal investigation cleared the cop, natch


A former police officer is helping an east side community focus on healing, after losing a neighbor to a police shooting in November.

Cheri Maples was with Madison Police Department for 20 years, where she worked in personnel and training. Now, she focuses on spiritual healing. She's a co-founder of the Center for Mindfulness and Justice.