Central District

Central District

The Central Police District encompasses the central area of the city and is bounded to the west and south by U.W. Hospitals, Campus Drive, Old University Avenue, Breese Terrace, and Regent Street. The east boundaries are Fordem Avenue, First Street, East Washington Avenue, Winnebago Street, and Atwood Avenue.

July 19, 2016 8:13 AM

The 8th annual Ride the Drive is happening Sunday, July 31, 2016, from a 10a-2pm.  Five miles of roadways will be closed from 08:30a-3p to allow people to bike, walk, and roller blade around downtown and visit 5 villages along the route offering family friendly activities including … [read more]

July 8, 2016 8:21 AM

  Within the last several months the Williamson Street Neighborhood has seen an increase in property crimes, especially theft from autos.   The Madison Police will be walking the area on Jennifer, Spaight and Morrison streets this morning to distribute flyers.   A … [read more]

July 6, 2016 3:29 PM

The Violent Crime Unit or VCU, is a specialty unit formed within the Investigative Services Unit.  The unit began in February 2015 and consists of one Detective Sergeant, six detectives and one agent with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms (ATF).  VCU works closely with the … [read more]

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