08/15/2016, 12:50 PM

After serving our community for 32 years, my classmate Joe Balles, retired from MPD last January.  Captain Joe Balles was the venerable face of MPD in a variety of contexts but none more memorable than as the leader of the South Police District.  And while Joe may have officially “retired” from active service, this energizer bunny rabbit is not the sort to sit back, relax, and allow himself the benefits of a carefree life.  Before even officially turning in his gear, Joe had asse ...

08/03/2016, 02:35 PM

Next Thursday night, August 11th, from 5:30pm-8pm, Madison will be celebrating our National Night Out event at Penn Park.  This event is for all city residents and we hope to see as many Madisonians as possible attend! There will be a number of activities for children (including a bounce house and dunk tank), public speakers, free food, community booths, police and fire vehicles on display, police horses, a bike rodeo and a candlelight vigil in remembrance of recent victims of violence.&nb ...

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