02/11/2016, 07:18 AM

Last week, our nationally recognized specialized police response program serving people with mental illness in our community took another leap forward with the addition of a dedicated in-house Crisis Worker from Journey Mental Health Center.  This type of co-located or co-responder model has emerged as a best practice for police/mental health collaborative responses and many agencies across the country have a similar model in place.  MPD was the first agency in Wisconsin to dedicate o ...

02/05/2016, 02:13 PM

One of the things that I relish doing as Chief is spending time with our recruits at the Training Center.  Having spent seventeen years with the Personnel and Training Team, I can certainly attest to the fact that these aspiring police officers come to us filled with resolve and hope, emphatic in their desire to make a difference as guardians to our community.  This unbridled optimism is contagious and serves to re-energize all of our collective batteries as we hearken back to our own ...

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