Madison police chief guilty of misconduct, no discipline

Madison Police Chief Mike Koval appears at a press conference on Saturday, March 7, 2015, in Madison, where he released the name of the officer involved in the shooting of 19-year old Tony Robinson on Friday night. Robinson was shot after assaulting Officer Matt Kenny, Madison Police Chief Mike Koval said. (AP Photo/Wisconsin State Journal, Steve Apps)

MADISON (AP) -- Madison Police Chief Mike Koval has been found guilty of misconduct after he called the grandmother of a teenager shot and killed by police a "raging lunatic."

But the city's Board of Police and Firefighters determined Tuesday that Koval does not warrant being suspended, demoted or fired. Those are the only options available to the board.

Koval has apologized publicly for the June 7 incident outside of a Madison City Council meeting. It was there that Koval encountered Sharon Irwin, the grandmother of 19-year-old Tony Robinson who was killed by a Madison police officer in 2015.

Irwin tried to talk with Koval in the hallway and another person suggested she make an appointment with him. Koval responded he would not do that and that she was a "raging lunatic."

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