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Tag: Residential Burglaries

April 10, 2014 1:40 PM

As many of us know, Wisconsin has been frozen over for about the last five months, but warmer weather will soon be upon us. For the Madison Police Department, that means that a rise in the burglary rate is sure to follow. We will be closely following break-ins and burglaries to cars and homes. … [read more]

November 20, 2013 2:35 PM

As the City of Madison and the Central District continue to experience thefts, robberies and burglaries with smart phones being the target, the article and news clip show the magnitude of the issue. Video: Inside the hidden tech battle over a smart phone "kill switch" There's a hidden … [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]

November 1, 2012 9:24 AM

The last few months have been extraordinarily busy for the men and women of the Madison Police Department.  In about a month, the department handled Freakfest and two presidential visits, in addition to the high volume of "normal" workload.  The presidential visits, in particular, … [read more]

July 1, 2012 8:41 AM

Mid-Year Assessment As we reach the year's mid-point, it's helpful to evaluate how the year has gone so far in the West District, and how thing compare with last year at this time. Through the end of June, officers have responded to 23,017 incidents in the West District, an average of … [read more]

May 1, 2012 8:33 AM

While most of us are enjoying the early warm weather this spring, West District personnel have been busy.  During the first three months of the year, Madison Police officers have handled more than 10,800 incidents in the West District, and average of more than 118 a day.  MedDrop … [read more]

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