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Tag: Madison Schools

August 31, 2016 8:13 AM

Madison Public Schools open soon for the 2016-17 school year.  To help insure the safety of students walking to school or getting dropped off near schools, we would like to remind drivers to be particularly alert to crossings staffed by Adult School Crossing Guards.  As a … [read more]

February 5, 2016 1:11 PM

A number of West District officers stopped out at Madison schools this week to participate in the "Read Your Heart Out" initiative...great work!   [read more]

October 14, 2015 12:41 PM

East Community Police Team Officers Dao and Thai Xiong recently participated in the Madison School Community Recreation Superhero Training Camp. This event brings community and service providers together for a series of activities. Each team is a parent and child from the community. Successful … [read more]

May 21, 2015 2:26 PM

A shout-out to Officer Reggie Davis for his relationship building and volunteerism in the community. Today, Officer Davis was recognized by Falk Elementary for his efforts within the school at their volunteer appreciation luncheon. His interactions with the students and faculty at the school are … [read more]

March 27, 2015 8:50 AM

Next week, students from the Madison Metropolitan School District and the UW-Madison will be among those on Spring Break, heading to beaches and other (hopefully warmer) vacation destinations. In an effort to help curb burglaries during this time, Madison Police has partnered with a … [read more]

March 18, 2015 11:06 AM

This Saturday, March 21st, 15 Madison police officers will be heading to the West High School basketball court to test their skill set against some of the best "ballers" from the Memorial, West and LaFollette varsity basketball teams.  Tip off is scheduled for 1:00 p.m.  Cap Times … [read more]

March 2, 2015 1:05 PM

Last week the Madison Metropolitan School District celebrated "Read Your Heart Out" day.  This effort brings parents, family members and community members into the schools to read to elementary school classes. This was the 11th year that MMSD has participated in the initiative. MPD … [read more]

February 17, 2014 3:52 PM

A couple of weeks ago MPD Officer Caleb Johnson participated in the 2014 "Read Your Heart Out" event, reading to students at Falk elementary school. This is another great example of the work MPD officers do every day to build trust and establish relationships in the community.  Great … [read more]

February 14, 2014 11:19 AM

This week the Madison community suffered a tremendous loss, as Memorial High School principal Bruce Dahmen passed away.  MPD's Educational Resource Officer assigned to Memorial is Officer Greg Hanson, who graduated from Memorial.  Officer Hanson shared these thoughts after hearing the news … [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]

June 13, 2013 10:29 AM

MPD’s Safety Education Unit is responsible for teaching Classes on Personal Safety (C.O.P.S.) to 4th and 5th grade students throughout the city's public and private elementary schools. The curriculum provides basic information on protective behaviors, gangs, bullying, internet safety, and … [read more]

May 13, 2013 8:47 AM

On Thursday May 2, at the height of prom season, Madison Police Department participated in a traffic crash demonstration at Lafollette High School to show students the possible tragic consequences of intoxicated driving. Lafollette High Educational Resource Officer Ken Mosley and members of … [read more]

May 2, 2013 9:30 AM

On Wednesday, May 8, students of Marquette Elementary School, and their parents, are invited to join Madison Police Officers for a special Bike to School day. Meet prior to 7:00 am at one of these two locations: Tenney Park BB Clarke Beach The two cycle-busses will leave … [read more]

April 5, 2013 9:17 AM

Submitted by Officer Greg Hanson (Memorial High School Educational Resource Officer): I don't know about you, but I remember when it was nearly impossible to get a hold of a friend...say, after dark.  Thanks to the internet and smart phones, teenagers today have the "luxury" of being … [read more]

March 26, 2013 2:10 PM

Over the past month, officers from the East Police District have connected with students from Kennedy Elementary and Frank Allis Elementary. On February 15th, students from Ms Baker's second and third grade multi-age class at Kennedy Elementary came over to the East Police District and worked … [read more]

July 1, 2012 8:41 AM

By Police Officer, Jodi Nelson The North Police District has started an initiative this summer involving both Sherman and Blackhawk Middle Schools along with police officers from the North District. Prior to the school year ending, Captain McLay, Lieutenant Strasburg, and I met with the … [read more]

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