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July 27, 2016 2:05 PM

  Your new Central District Neighborhood Resource Officer [My name is Officer Matt Baker and I was assigned as the Central District Neighborhood Resource Officer (NRO) in June of 2016.  I have been with the Madison Police Department approximately five and a half years, but have … [read more]

May 11, 2016 9:11 AM

Greetings, MG& E has contacted the Madison Police Department to assist in spreading the word on upcoming work on MG&E home meter replacement. With the reoccurring fraud cases involving scam artists claiming to be with MG&E, the real staff team thought it prudent to share this … [read more]

April 28, 2016 8:21 AM

Prevent burglaries – Lock your doors and windows! As the warm weather is upon us, many of us will be leaving more doors and windows open to let in the warm fresh air.  When leaving your homes or apartments in this warmer weather, please remember that doors and windows should be shut and … [read more]

March 22, 2016 7:44 AM

It is unfortunate that sudden violence perpetrated by an individual bent on killing innocent people is a reality in modern American communities. The good news is that the likelihood of finding yourself in the crossfire of an active shooter event is roughly equivalent to being struck by lightning; … [read more]

September 17, 2015 9:40 AM

Solicitors at Your Door   From time to time during the year, groups and organizations canvas the community selling items ranging from candy, magazines, and home improvement products. In the past few days, the Central District has experienced a group of 20 young adults attempting to … [read more]

June 18, 2015 7:40 AM

Designer Drugs: Synthetic Marijuana   An emerging trend in the drug world is the use synthetic cannabinoids or synthetic marijuana.  Synthetic cannabinoids are psychoactive substances that are chemically similar to tetrahydrocannabinol (THC, the active ingredient in marijuana) and … [read more]

April 7, 2015 11:59 AM

  Hello from the Central District Community Policing Team! As the weather warms up, we imagine many of you will be eager to get out of your house and enjoy the many restaurants and taverns in the downtown area of Madison. We want to share some simple safety tips you can use to prevent … [read more]

March 23, 2015 8:32 AM

Hello, I am the new Central District Neighborhood Resource Officer, NRO for short, a new position created by the Chief to work with the District Command Staff in addressing emerging issues in neighborhoods not served by a traditional Neighborhood Officer. I have worked for Madison Police for … [read more]

September 25, 2013 1:38 PM

Madison is ranked the fourth safest city in the United States. However,  there have been a number of inquiries recently regarding downtown crime numbers as a couple of high profile cases have generated concern among residents, and in many cases, their out of town parents. We have taken … [read more]

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