Central District Blotter

Tag: Community Partnership

August 22, 2016 10:22 AM

With UW-Madison classes starting on September 6th the bars in downtown Madison will once again be filling up.  As a reminder, the Central District Community Policing Team offers a free Tavern Safety Training for any bar or liquor establishment upon … [read more]

August 17, 2016 9:09 AM

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August 1, 2016 2:34 PM

Staying True to Their Core Values   Before starting this internship I had my doubts about the “effectiveness” of the Madison Police Department. During my scholarly endeavors I encountered many statistics about the criminal justice system that tarnished my opinion of 21st century … [read more]

July 29, 2016 2:06 PM

To All,   Reminder that Football Family Fun Day is scheduled to take place at Camp Randall on August 7th from 3:00pm-5:00pm.   Fans will enter the stadium thru Gates 1 and 10 and approximately 5,000-8,000 people are expected to attend.   For more information … [read more]

July 29, 2016 1:20 PM

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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]

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]

July 5, 2016 11:29 AM

  Whether your child is leaving the protection of the nest for the first time or your parent is moving to assisted living, we worry about them. They may be vulnerable to thieves. Sometimes bad people target these two groups if they are perceived as easy targets.   What can you … [read more]

June 15, 2016 2:45 PM

MADISON, Wis. -- Bucky Badger is inviting fans to join him in watching Zootopia on Thursday, June 16, for Movie Night at Camp Randall presented by American Family Insurance.   See the voting results:     Zootopia: 3918 votes     Star Wars Force Awakens: … [read more]

June 15, 2016 12:52 PM

  Gangs   A group of three or more persons who have a common identifying sign, symbol, or name and whose members individually or collectively engage in engage in a pattern of criminal activity.     Why Do Kids join Gangs Drawn to parties Looking for … [read more]

June 9, 2016 3:19 PM

Greetings, During the summer months of each year, MPD collaborates with numerous Colleges and Universities in placing students in internships as part of their course work. Below is a short report of the Central District Intern as he began his summer with us. Capt Carl … [read more]

June 7, 2016 6:28 AM

Greetings, Below is a recent Chief's Blog that may be of interest to you. Capt. Gloede This week, the City of Madison Common Council will be voting on a resolution to authorize another $350,000 (in addition to the original $50,000) to study the City of Madison Police Department's … [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]

May 9, 2016 8:54 AM

Langdon NPO Recognizes UW Greek Life Student Community Service   As I complete my third school year as the Langdon Neighborhood Officer, I wanted to take a moment to acknowledge the actions of a certain community that doesn’t always get the recognitions that they deserve.  … [read more]

May 4, 2016 9:56 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 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]

April 18, 2016 8:35 AM

At the beginning of February 2016, the Madison Police Department launched a new initiative called the Veterans Outreach Program.  This program serves to connect MPD military veterans with veterans in the community who have had police contact or who may be experiencing a mental health or … [read more]

April 14, 2016 12:07 PM

On April 19th the Special Investigations Unit will be holding it’s 10th Notification for violent repeat offenders in our community.  SIU has notified 99 offenders to date and will be adding 10 new participants to the program.  It is a powerful meeting to watch and is open to the … [read more]

March 16, 2016 12:14 PM

An ounce of prevention:   As families and students leave for their much deserved spring break we are asking that they add one ounce of prevention to whatever they are having.   Bad guys look forward to spring break also. They will be looking for easy scores. MPD will be … [read more]

February 29, 2016 11:43 AM

Greetings,   This Thursday, March 3rd marks the Central Districts Community Meeting featuring Chief Koval. Please join Central District Command staff at the Overture Center in the Wisconsin Studio.   Chief Koval will present on current topics facing our community and Central … [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]

July 8, 2015 8:45 AM

Hello,   I am the new Central District Mental Health Officer.  I have been with the Madison Police Department for almost 3 years and I share my new position with 4 other officers spread across the other districts in Madison.  Chief Koval created the full time Mental Health … [read more]

June 30, 2015 10:37 AM

Second detail shift works from noon thru 8 pm. It is a unique shift that overlaps with 1st and 3rd details. During our shift especially in the downtown area we tend to see a trend of similar calls for service. We would like to discuss one particular type of call that we experience that leads to … [read more]

April 13, 2015 12:47 PM

As part of MPD’s embrace of a community-based policing philosophy and desire to build partnerships with our citizens, officers in the Central District have been participating in “Coffee with a Cop” as a way to reach out and meet with people in the neighborhood. Similar to other such programs that … [read more]

November 11, 2013 10:33 AM

The City of Madison's alternate side parking restrictions will begin at 1 a.m. on Friday November 15th. That means that City of Madison residents must park their cars on the odd house numbered side of the street Thursday evening November 14th. The alternate side parking rules are in effect … [read more]

October 29, 2013 1:10 PM

The Central District is seeking your feedback on problems in your neighborhood.  Please take a few minutes to take the 2013 survey which is attached below. http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/2013MPDCentral Capt Carl Gloede [read more]

July 17, 2013 2:23 PM

Police Officer Scott Favour, 1st Detail "David 8" (Williamson Street area) has coordinated a  gathering on Wednesday morining's - 9am at Madison Sourdough Co., 916 Williamson Street. "Want to meet some of your regular neighborhood beat Cops? Join us for coffee at Sourdough on Wednesdays.  … [read more]

June 10, 2013 7:24 AM

On Friday June 7th, Madison Police Central District officers stopped in at the Salvation Army Shelter and spent some time with families in planting flowers in their garden.  One of the moms that was there was eager to help as well.  She mentioned that she previously worked at a greenhouse … [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 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 25, 2013 9:13 AM

 MPD Targets Violent & Disruptive Behavior As the weather begins to warm we encourage you to visit Downtown Madison.  There are many retail businesses, museums, restaurants and bars that are eager to see you.  The Madison Police Department will deploy additional resources in the … [read more]

April 22, 2013 12:00 PM

As the weather slowly turns toward Spring, the buzz of activity downtown has begun. This coming weekend will be a busy time around the Capital Square.  The ever popular Farmers Market and the 32nd Crazylegs Classic event will bring thousands of people together this Saturday … [read more]

April 22, 2013 9:19 AM

On Wednesday May 8th the members of the Central District Community Policing Team will team up with parents and children from the Marquette and Okeefe schools as they bike to school in the morning and bike home after school. Locations of rally points for the rides are being coordinated and … [read more]

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