Tag: Pre-Service Academy

December 21, 2016 3:25 PM

In light of recent national scrutiny of police practices, community members in some cities have questioned the type, quality, and emphasis of training provided to their local agencies.  Citizens have questioned whether their local department embraces community interests.  We agree that … [read more]

February 26, 2016 3:25 PM

The Madison Police Department’s 23 newest recruit officers will be hitting the streets in early March.  These women and men have completed close to 900 hours of training, conducted over the last five months, prior to field training (the State of Wisconsin Law Enforcement Standards Board … [read more]

June 22, 2015 1:18 PM

On Friday, June the 26th, fourteen probationary police officers will graduate from our Department’s Pre-Service Academy. This will be the 57th Graduating Class from the Madison Police Department.   The Madison Police Department is a progressive, diverse agency committed to the … [read more]

December 16, 2014 1:02 PM

As our nation struggles with looking to improve measures taken to provide for greater transparency, accountability, and sensitivity of our police toward the citizens we are sworn to protect and serve, I have been asked what steps are being taken by MPD.  While there is no one-size-fits-all … [read more]

September 15, 2014 2:14 PM

The Madison Police Department is proud to announce that the 2014 Pre-Service Academy class took the oath-of-office this morning at the Police Training Center. Over 1000 applicants competed for the fifteen positions. The class profile reflects a group that has an average age of … [read more]

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