Police Blotter

Tag: Safe Communities

September 3, 2014 7:52 AM

For most kids, the approach of a new school year means buying back-to-school notebooks, fresh packs of mechanical pencils, a new lunchbox, and figuring out a cute outfit for the first day of school. For kids in the Darbo/Worthington neighborhood, it also means that it is time for … [read more]

August 21, 2014 1:33 PM

The priority of the Madison Police Department is to keep community members safe and informed about any ongoing concerns in our communities. In this regard, the Madison Police Department will be holding a meeting Thursday, August 28, from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. to address the relocation of … [read more]

August 20, 2014 4:25 PM

Join fellow community and neighborhood leaders Saturday, September 13 from 8am to 4:30pm for the 2014 Mayor's Neighborhood Conference at the Monona Terrace Community and Convention Center. Register today: http://www.cityofmadison.com/neighborhoods/NeighborhoodConference/ [read more]

August 20, 2014 4:20 PM

Join fellow community and neighborhood leaders Saturday, September 13 from 8am to 4:30pm for the 2014 Mayor's Neighborhood Conference at the Monona Terrace Community and Convention Center. Register today: http://www.cityofmadison.com/neighborhoods/NeighborhoodConference/ [read more]

August 6, 2014 11:18 AM

  On Saturday August 2, from 9a.m. to 1p.m., MPD Amigo En Azul officers organized and held a "Car Safety Clinic" in the parking lot of JC Wright Middle School, 1717 Fish Hatchery Road.  The purpose of this anual event is to enable MPD officers to inspect family car seats and insure they are … [read more]

January 27, 2014 11:24 AM

The Madison Police Department's Traffic Enforcement Safety Team (T.E.S.T.), in addition to other enforcement efforts, will be specifically addressing traffic violations this week in the following areas:    Tuesday, January 28, 2014 North District– 5000 E. Washington Av.  (55 MPH … [read more]

January 6, 2014 10:28 AM

The Madison Police Department’s Traffic Enforcement Safety Team (T.E.S.T.), in addition to other enforcement efforts, will be specifically addressing traffic violations this week in the following areas:    ? Tuesday, January 7, 2014 South District– 600 John Nolen Drive (35 MPH Zone) (Speed … [read more]

September 18, 2013 9:53 AM

During the last several days, I have received reports from patrol officers taking residential burglary complaints in the Langdon Neighborhood. These reports are concerning because the nature of the crimes put the personal safety of citizens of the Langdon Neighborhood at significant … [read more]

August 30, 2013 9:09 AM

The Madison Police Department would like to welcome students, teachers and parents back to school for the 2013-2014 School Year. As School begins we would like to remind motorists of School Zone safety and ask that they: • Slow down in school zones • Stay alert for the presence of … [read more]

August 20, 2013 7:24 AM

The Madison Police Department’s Traffic Enforcement Safety Team (T.E.S.T.), in addition to other enforcement efforts, will be specifically addressing traffic violations this week in the following areas:    Tuesday, August 20, 2013 North District– 900 Packers Av.  (35 MPH Zone)  (Speed … [read more]

August 13, 2013 1:15 PM

Today, members of the Traffic Enforcement Safety Team (TEST) conducted a Pedestrian Safety Initiative in the 2400 block of Atwood avenue at Ohio Street. As a result of this initiative, TEST officers stopped 35 motorists for violation of State Statute 346.24(1) "Failure to Yield to Pedestrian". … [read more]

August 5, 2013 11:38 AM

The Madison Police Department’s Traffic Enforcement Safety Team (T.E.S.T.), in addition to other enforcement efforts, will be specifically addressing traffic violations this week in the following areas:                                                                   This is National … [read more]

August 2, 2013 11:54 AM

The Madison Police Department would like to remind motorists that August 4 – August 10, 2013 is National Stop on Red Week.  National Stop on Red Week takes place the first week of August each year and is dedicated to educating Americans about the dangers of red-light running through education … [read more]

June 24, 2013 1:09 PM

The Madison Police Department’s Traffic Enforcement Safety Team (T.E.S.T.), in addition to other enforcement efforts, will be specifically addressing traffic violations this week in the following areas:    Tuesday, June 25, 2013 East District – 3200 Atwood Av (30 MPH Zone) (Speed … [read more]

June 11, 2013 3:21 PM

With the increased reliance we all have on technology to keep us connected to our friends, conduct business, and obtain news and information, it is important for us to remember not to invite criminal activity into our homes through our electronic devices. In order to help people understand … [read more]

June 10, 2013 1:22 PM

The Madison Police Department's Safety Education Unit participated at the "Safety Saturday" event held on the Capitol Square this past weekend.  In addition to a display of police vehicles, officers answered questions, passed out safety related materials, and interacted with kids. This was … [read more]

June 10, 2013 10:14 AM

The Madison Police Department’s Traffic Enforcement Safety Team (T.E.S.T.), in addition to other enforcement efforts, will be specifically addressing traffic violations this week in the following areas:    Tuesday, June 11, 2013 South District– 700 Block W. Washington Av.  (30 MPH Zone) … [read more]

June 5, 2013 8:41 AM

The Central District Station has a limited number of the Safe Communities - Slow Down Yard Signs available for citizens to pick up and place in their yards.  Signs can be picked up at the address below. Central District City County Building GR 22 211 S. Carroll … [read more]

May 17, 2013 12:45 PM

Thursday, TEST conducted a Pedestrian Safety Initiative at the intersection of Williamson St and S. Dickenson St. between 0800 and 1145. This intersection has been the subject of complaints from area residents and business owners due to a lack of motorist compliance yielding for pedestrians … [read more]

May 13, 2013 1:25 PM

The Madison Police Department’s Traffic Enforcement Safety Team (T.E.S.T.), in addition to other enforcement efforts, will be specifically addressing traffic violations this week in the following areas:    Tuesday, May 14, 2013 South District–  3700 Speedway Road.  (30 MPH Zone) (Speed … [read more]

May 7, 2013 2:21 PM

This morning, officers from the MPD's Traffic Enforcement & Safety Team (TEST) conducted a pedestrian "duck" operation in the Monroe Street corridor., The Dudgeon Monroe and Vilas Neighborhood Associations continue to report to MPD their concerns with pedestrians being able safely crossly … [read more]

May 1, 2013 2:53 PM

   On Tuesday evening, April 30th, over 40 persons who own or manage rental property in South Madison met with City of Madison staff at the Bonfyre American Grill, 2601 W Beltline Highway.  The meeting was organized and facilitated by the MPD's Arbor Hills - … [read more]

April 22, 2013 8:07 AM

The Madison Police Department’s Traffic Enforcement Safety Team (T.E.S.T.), in addition to other enforcement efforts, will be specifically addressing traffic violations this week in the following areas:    ? Tuesday, April 23, 2013 ? North District– 900 Packers Av.  … [read more]

April 5, 2013 3:57 PM

The Madison Police Department's Mounted Patrol Unit is "back in the saddle" as of April 1st. You will see the unit doing neighborhood, bike path and parks patrol city-wide. Today, motorists took a double take as Officer Mulry and his partner "Bubba" monitored traffic in the Monroe Street area … [read more]

April 1, 2013 9:01 AM

On Tuesday April 2nd, officers from the MPD's Traffic Enforcement Safety Team and the South District will be teaming up to conduct a pedestrian safety (crosswalk) initiative in the Monroe Street area.  In April 2012, three pedestrians were struck and injured by vehicles in the Monroe … [read more]

March 21, 2013 2:05 PM

Last year a MedDrop box was installed in the West Police District lobby.  A number of MedDrop boxes have been made available in the area, thanks to Safe Communities of Madison/Dane County (a non-profit agency that works to save lives and reduce injuries).  The MedDrop box provides a … [read more]

March 20, 2013 11:30 AM

Over St Patrick's Day weekend, the Traffic Enforcement Safety Team provided additional patrol in an effort to identify impaired drivers, as well as to address speed violations and safety belt use issues. Historically, we do see an increase in impaired driving and alcohol-related … [read more]

March 13, 2013 12:41 PM

They can prevent children from using guns, and advocates believe they may also stop some suicide attempts. Now gun owners can get free gun locks from the Madison Police Department. They will be available at all district stations, and at the MPD's Training Center from 8:00 a.m. until 4:00 … [read more]

January 29, 2013 2:44 PM

The Madison Police Department's Traffic Enforcement Safety Team (T.E.S.T.), in addition to other enforcement efforts, will be specifically addressing traffic violations this week in the following areas: Tuesday, January 22, 2013 South District- 1800 Fish Hatchery Rd (30 MPH Zone) (Speed … [read more]

July 1, 2012 8:41 AM

Welcome to the late spring edition of the South District newsletter.  The weather has been fantastic the past three months, and all of our neighborhoods have been busy and active across the city.  In late April and early May, we had a series of violent incidents take place, including … [read more]

April 1, 2012 8:20 AM

The West District station now has a MedDrop box available in the lobby. The MedDrop box is an easy way to safely dispose of leftover and expired medications (both prescription and over-the-counter). The box is available during normal business hours. For more details on what is and is not … [read more]

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