11/17/2014, 09:48 AM

It is well documented that heroin use in the Madison area has skyrocketed over the past few years.  Madison Police officers respond to heroin and other opiate related overdoses and deaths on a frequent basis.   First responders are aware that heroin depresses the central nervous system. This can cause the heart rate to slow, and blood pressure to drop. Respiratory functions can also be impaired, and sometimes users stop breathing. The drug naloxone and its brand name variant Narcan ...

11/07/2014, 08:35 AM

For many area residents the thought of Halloween reminds us of kids in costume, trick or treating, and scary movies replayed on cable TV.  For many Madison Police Officers, thoughts of Halloween remind us of downtown, and the festivities that take place along the six blocks of State Street. Halloween weekend 2014 has passed, and we at the Madison Police Department take a collective sigh of relief.  Recently we ran across an old Madison Police Annual Report composed by Police Chief Henr ...

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