Tag: Daily Calls

June 23, 2018 10:31 AM

Shake the Lake (2018) occurs today! Here is some information you will need if you wish to attend (or avoid) the event. The event officially starts at 5:00 p.m. with fireworks slated to occur at 10:00 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. Shake the Lake takes place in … [read more]

June 22, 2018 10:22 AM

The information contained in my blog is derived from notes provided by MPD Officers-In-Charge (OIC) at the end of their shifts. Most narratives represent early and preliminary information that was gathered by an OIC from those in the field who were actively working cases. The OIC is sharing what … [read more]

June 21, 2018 10:53 AM

The information contained in my blog is derived from notes provided by MPD Officers-In-Charge (OIC) at the end of their shifts. Most narratives represent early and preliminary information that was gathered by an OIC from those in the field who were actively working cases. The OIC is sharing what … [read more]

June 20, 2018 10:12 AM

From the Wisconsin Criminal Jury Instructions (University of Wisconsin Law School), I share information on Entry into a Locked Vehicle. If you were sitting on an empaneled jury, these are the instructions, without all of the complex "legalese" that the Judge would read prior to going into jury … [read more]

June 19, 2018 11:06 AM

From the Wisconsin Criminal Jury Instructions (University of Wisconsin Law School), I share information on Criminal Trespass to Dwellings. If you were sitting on an empaneled jury, these are the instructions, without all of the complex "legalese" that the Judge would read prior to going into … [read more]

June 18, 2018 10:48 AM

The final data from May (2018) that we have to look at is Theft from Autos (TFAs). Through the end of May, our community experienced 298 reported TFAs. When reviewing the data (for the same timeframe) over the past four years, we see a 36% decrease this year (average of 464 TFAs over the past … [read more]

June 17, 2018 9:44 AM

The information contained in my blog is derived from notes provided by MPD Officers-In-Charge (OIC) at the end of their shifts. Most narratives represent early and preliminary information that was gathered by an OIC from those in the field who were actively working cases. The OIC is sharing what … [read more]

June 16, 2018 9:23 AM

The information contained in my blog is derived from notes provided by MPD Officers-In-Charge (OIC) at the end of their shifts. Most narratives represent early and preliminary information that was gathered by an OIC from those in the field who were actively working cases. The OIC is sharing what … [read more]

June 15, 2018 9:11 AM

Today, the 60th recruiting class of the MPD graduates! This class took the oath-of-office on September 11, 2017. Since then, they have been immersed in our in-house academy and field training program. Together, our 27 recruits worked through approximately 890 hours of classroom training where … [read more]

June 14, 2018 12:23 PM

The focus of our data today from May (2018) is Stolen Autos. In May we received 27 reports of stolen autos. So far, 16 vehicles have been recovered. In May (2017) there were 32 stolen auto reports; thus we saw a 16% decrease last month compared to May of 2017. When looking closer at the 27 … [read more]

June 13, 2018 9:17 AM

Today, the MPD family will be mourning the loss of one of our own, Lieutenant June Groehler. June will be laid to rest following a full honor guard ceremony later today. Our mourning badges have been prominently displayed and will remain worn until sunset on Saturday evening as we also pause to … [read more]

June 12, 2018 12:24 PM

Our community has experienced 326 reported burglaries through the end of May (2018). In 2017, for the same time-frame, we had 365 burglaries. This year, we saw an 11% decrease in burglaries. In May (2018), we had 74 reported burglaries. Comparing these numbers to those in May of 2017, … [read more]

June 11, 2018 9:28 AM

Today, we are going to look at our data/stats on Robberies. During the months of January-May of 2018 we experienced 85 reported robberies in our community. In May (2018) there were 22 reported robberies. The average number of robberies over the past five years (January-May only for … [read more]

June 10, 2018 9:47 AM

The information contained in my blog is derived from notes provided by MPD Officers-In-Charge (OIC) at the end of their shifts. Most narratives represent early and preliminary information that was gathered by an OIC from those in the field who were actively working cases. The OIC is sharing what … [read more]

June 9, 2018 10:05 AM

The information contained in my blog is derived from notes provided by MPD Officers-In-Charge (OIC) at the end of their shifts. Most narratives represent early and preliminary information that was gathered by an OIC from those in the field who were actively working cases. The OIC is sharing what … [read more]

June 8, 2018 10:56 AM

Continuing to look at our crime stats/data from May, 2018, today we look at heroin overdoses which sadly saw a major increase. In the month of May, 2018 there were 30 known overdoses. This represents a 76% increase compared to May, 2017, where we were aware of 17 overdoses. There were 5 … [read more]

June 7, 2018 8:56 AM

The crime stats from May, 2018 have come in. Today we will look at where we were at during the month of May for “Shots Fired”. There were 23 reported “shots fired” calls for service in the month of May (2018). In May of 2017, we experienced 21 “shots fired” calls for service; thus we have … [read more]

June 6, 2018 9:02 AM

From the Wisconsin Criminal Jury Instructions (University of Wisconsin Law School), I share information on Substantial Battery with Intent to Cause Bodily Harm. If you were sitting on an empaneled jury, these are the instructions, without all of the complex "legalese" that the Judge would read … [read more]

June 5, 2018 10:02 AM

From the Wisconsin Criminal Jury Instructions (University of Wisconsin Law School), I share information on Carrying a Concealed Weapon. If you were sitting on an empaneled jury, these are the instructions, without all of the complex "legalese" that the Judge would read prior to going into jury … [read more]

June 4, 2018 12:23 PM

From the Wisconsin Criminal Jury Instructions (University of Wisconsin Law School), I share information on Intimidation of a Victim. If you were sitting on an empaneled jury, these are the instructions, without all of the complex "legalese" that the Judge would read prior to going into jury … [read more]

June 3, 2018 12:24 PM

The information contained in my blog is derived from notes provided by MPD Officers-In-Charge (OIC) at the end of their shifts. Most narratives represent early and preliminary information that was gathered by an OIC from those in the field who were actively working cases. The OIC is sharing what … [read more]

June 2, 2018 9:22 AM

The information contained in my blog is derived from notes provided by MPD Officers-In-Charge (OIC) at the end of their shifts. Most narratives represent early and preliminary information that was gathered by an OIC from those in the field who were actively working cases. The OIC is sharing what … [read more]

June 1, 2018 8:57 AM

From the Wisconsin Criminal Jury Instructions (University of Wisconsin Law School), I share information on False Imprisonment. If you were sitting on an empaneled jury, these are the instructions, without all of the complex "legalese" that the Judge would read prior to going into jury … [read more]

May 31, 2018 10:12 AM

From the Wisconsin Criminal Jury Instructions (University of Wisconsin Law School), I share information on Battery. If you were sitting on an empaneled jury, these are the instructions, without all of the complex "legalese" that the Judge would read prior to going into jury deliberations. … [read more]

May 30, 2018 9:50 AM

From the Wisconsin Criminal Jury Instructions (University of Wisconsin Law School), I share information on Criminal Damage to Property. If you were sitting on an empaneled jury, these are the instructions, without all of the complex "legalese" that the Judge would read prior to going into jury … [read more]

May 29, 2018 10:29 AM

Today, marks the induction of 41 police recruits into the MPD family. This is the 61st class and the largest in MPD history! Now these candidates will embark upon a rigorous path of training before becoming solo practitioners. The candidates will be sworn in at the Training Center this morning. … [read more]

May 28, 2018 10:37 AM

The information contained in my blog is derived from notes provided by MPD Officers-In-Charge (OIC) at the end of their shifts. Most narratives represent early and preliminary information that was gathered by an OIC from those in the field who were actively working cases. The OIC is sharing what … [read more]

May 27, 2018 10:23 AM

The information contained in my blog is derived from notes provided by MPD Officers-In-Charge (OIC) at the end of their shifts. Most narratives represent early and preliminary information that was gathered by an OIC from those in the field who were actively working cases. The OIC is sharing what … [read more]

May 26, 2018 9:38 AM

The information contained in my blog is derived from notes provided by MPD Officers-In-Charge (OIC) at the end of their shifts. Most narratives represent early and preliminary information that was gathered by an OIC from those in the field who were actively working cases. The OIC is sharing what … [read more]

May 25, 2018 9:15 AM

From the Wisconsin Criminal Jury Instructions (University of Wisconsin Law School), I share information on Theft. If you were sitting on an empaneled jury, these are the instructions, without all of the complex "legalese" that the Judge would read prior to going into jury deliberations. … [read more]

May 24, 2018 9:50 AM

From the Wisconsin Criminal Jury Instructions (University of Wisconsin Law School), I share information on Taking and Driving a Vehicle Without the Owner’s Consent (we refer to this charge as Operating a Motor Vehicle Without Consent of the Owner – OMVWOC). If you were sitting on an empaneled … [read more]

May 23, 2018 11:37 AM

From the Wisconsin Criminal Jury Instructions (University of Wisconsin Law School), I share information on First Degree Sexual Assault: Sexual Contact or Intercourse Without Consent Causing Great Bodily Harm. If you were sitting on an empaneled jury, these are the instructions, without all of … [read more]

May 22, 2018 1:29 PM

From the Wisconsin Criminal Jury Instructions (University of Wisconsin Law School), I share information on Second Degree Sexual Assault: Sexual Contact or Intercourse Without Consent by Use or Threat of Force or Violence. If you were sitting on an empaneled jury, these are the instructions, … [read more]

May 21, 2018 11:02 AM

From the Wisconsin Criminal Jury Instructions (University of Wisconsin Law School), I share information on Third Degree Sexual Assault: Sexual Intercourse Without Consent. If you were sitting on an empaneled jury, these are the instructions, without all of the complex "legalese" that the Judge … [read more]

May 20, 2018 9:57 AM

The information contained in my blog is derived from notes provided by MPD Officers-In-Charge (OIC) at the end of their shifts. Most narratives represent early and preliminary information that was gathered by an OIC from those in the field who were actively working cases. The OIC is sharing what … [read more]

May 19, 2018 11:59 AM

The information contained in my blog is derived from notes provided by MPD Officers-In-Charge (OIC) at the end of their shifts. Most narratives represent early and preliminary information that was gathered by an OIC from those in the field who were actively working cases. The OIC is sharing … [read more]

May 18, 2018 9:15 AM

From the Wisconsin Criminal Jury Instructions (University of Wisconsin Law School), I share information on Fourth Degree Sexual Assault: Sexual Contact Without Consent. If you were sitting on an empaneled jury, these are the instructions, without all of the complex "legalese" that the Judge … [read more]

May 17, 2018 2:44 PM

From the Wisconsin Criminal Jury Instructions (University of Wisconsin Law School), I share information on Robbery by the Use or Threat of Force. If you were sitting on an empaneled jury, these are the instructions, without all of the complex "legalese" that the Judge would read prior to going … [read more]

May 16, 2018 10:48 AM

Today, from the Wisconsin Criminal Jury Instructions (University of Wisconsin Law School), I share information on Disorderly Conduct. If you were sitting on an empaneled jury, these are the instructions, without all of the complex "legalese" that the Judge would read prior to going into jury … [read more]

May 15, 2018 10:16 AM

The last piece of data/crime trends from April 2018 that we will explore is theft from autos (TFAs). From January through the end of April (2018), our community experienced 210 reported TFAs. Comparing the first four months of this year to the first four months from the last 4 years, we have … [read more]

May 14, 2018 12:52 PM

In April of 2018, our department took 25 stolen auto reports. Of these 25 vehicles, 21 have been recovered and 3 suspects have been identified. In April of 2017, there were 20 stolen auto reports; thus this April we saw a 25% increase. What districts are we seeing these stolen autos … [read more]

May 13, 2018 12:45 PM

The information contained in my blog is derived from notes provided by MPD Officers-In-Charge (OIC) at the end of their shifts. Most narratives represent early and preliminary information that was gathered by an OIC from those in the field who were actively working cases. The OIC is sharing what … [read more]

May 12, 2018 9:16 AM

The information contained in my blog is derived from notes provided by MPD Officers-In-Charge (OIC) at the end of their shifts. Most narratives represent early and preliminary information that was gathered by an OIC from those in the field who were actively working cases. The OIC is sharing what … [read more]

May 11, 2018 9:54 AM

Today, Friday, May 11, 2018, the 28th annual Wisconsin Law Enforcement Memorial Ceremony will be held at noon inside the State Capitol Building. The annual ceremony, honoring and remembering Wisconsin law enforcement officers killed in the line of duty, is held in correlation with National … [read more]

May 10, 2018 11:29 AM

The heroin epidemic continues in our community. In the month of April of 2018, there were 18 known overdoses. This reflects a 20% increase from the month of April of 2017 where we were aware of 15. There was one suspected death in April of 2018 from a heroin overdose. Our officers have … [read more]

May 9, 2018 11:00 AM

Last night we held our annual Awards Ceremony to recognize community members and members of our Department for extraordinary and exceptional service they provided in 2017. We had a remarkable turn-out and it was a night to remember! Keep an eye out on our Facebook page for photos and more … [read more]

May 8, 2018 12:40 PM

Comparing the month of April of 2017 (30 robberies) to April of 2018 (12 robberies) we saw a 57% decrease city-wide. Looking at the past 5 years, we have averaged 66 robberies during the first four months of the year. This year (2018), we are at 58 reported robberies, a 12% decrease. When … [read more]

May 7, 2018 10:15 AM

The April 2018 crime data is in. Today we will take a look at the shots fired data to see how we are trending. There were 17 reported shots fired calls for service in the month of April, 2018 city-wide. Year-to-date, we have seen 65 shots fired calls for service. For the same … [read more]

May 6, 2018 10:13 AM

The information contained in my blog is derived from notes provided by MPD Officers-In-Charge (OIC) at the end of their shifts. Most narratives represent early and preliminary information that was gathered by an OIC from those in the field who were actively working cases. The OIC is sharing what … [read more]

May 5, 2018 9:00 AM

The information contained in my blog is derived from notes provided by MPD Officers-In-Charge (OIC) at the end of their shifts. Most narratives represent early and preliminary information that was gathered by an OIC from those in the field who were actively working cases. The OIC is sharing what … [read more]

May 4, 2018 8:50 AM

Below are a few recognitions that have recently come into our Department, via phone/email, that we are proud to share going into the weekend. Happy Friday and have a wonderful weekend! A community member called us and left a voicemail giving thanks and appreciation for two officers. The … [read more]

May 3, 2018 9:24 AM

The information contained in my blog is derived from notes provided by MPD Officers-In-Charge (OIC) at the end of their shifts. Most narratives represent early and preliminary information that was gathered by an OIC from those in the field who were actively working cases. The OIC is sharing what … [read more]

May 2, 2018 9:47 AM

The information contained in my blog is derived from notes provided by MPD Officers-In-Charge (OIC) at the end of their shifts. Most narratives represent early and preliminary information that was gathered by an OIC from those in the field who were actively working cases. The OIC is sharing what … [read more]

May 1, 2018 8:42 AM

The information contained in my blog is derived from notes provided by MPD Officers-In-Charge (OIC) at the end of their shifts. Most narratives represent early and preliminary information that was gathered by an OIC from those in the field who were actively working cases. The OIC is sharing what … [read more]

April 30, 2018 10:55 AM

The information contained in my blog is derived from notes provided by MPD Officers-In-Charge (OIC) at the end of their shifts. Most narratives represent early and preliminary information that was gathered by an OIC from those in the field who were actively working cases. The OIC is sharing what … [read more]

April 29, 2018 9:26 AM

The information contained in my blog is derived from notes provided by MPD Officers-In-Charge (OIC) at the end of their shifts. Most narratives represent early and preliminary information that was gathered by an OIC from those in the field who were actively working cases. The OIC is sharing what … [read more]

April 28, 2018 11:23 AM

The information contained in my blog is derived from notes provided by MPD Officers-In-Charge (OIC) at the end of their shifts. Most narratives represent early and preliminary information that was gathered by an OIC from those in the field who were actively working cases. The OIC is sharing what … [read more]

April 27, 2018 8:32 AM

Good news Friday! :) – below are a few recognitions for our staff that have come in recently from community members that I thought I would share. They are recapped below in the prose contained in emails/letters to our office: We received an email from an individual wishing to thank two … [read more]

April 26, 2018 8:32 AM

The information contained in my blog is derived from notes provided by MPD Officers-In-Charge (OIC) at the end of their shifts. Most narratives represent early and preliminary information that was gathered by an OIC from those in the field who were actively working cases. The OIC is sharing what … [read more]

April 25, 2018 8:32 AM

The information contained in my blog is derived from notes provided by MPD Officers-In-Charge (OIC) at the end of their shifts. Most narratives represent early and preliminary information that was gathered by an OIC from those in the field who were actively working cases. The OIC is sharing what … [read more]

April 24, 2018 7:54 AM

The information contained in my blog is derived from notes provided by MPD Officers-In-Charge (OIC) at the end of their shifts. Most narratives represent early and preliminary information that was gathered by an OIC from those in the field who were actively working cases. The OIC is sharing what … [read more]

April 23, 2018 9:37 AM

The information contained in my blog is derived from notes provided by MPD Officers-In-Charge (OIC) at the end of their shifts. Most narratives represent early and preliminary information that was gathered by an OIC from those in the field who were actively working cases. The OIC is sharing what … [read more]

April 22, 2018 10:26 AM

The information contained in my blog is derived from notes provided by MPD Officers-In-Charge (OIC) at the end of their shifts. Most narratives represent early and preliminary information that was gathered by an OIC from those in the field who were actively working cases. The OIC is sharing what … [read more]

April 21, 2018 10:02 AM

The information contained in my blog is derived from notes provided by MPD Officers-In-Charge (OIC) at the end of their shifts. Most narratives represent early and preliminary information that was gathered by an OIC from those in the field who were actively working cases. The OIC is sharing what … [read more]

April 20, 2018 8:59 AM

“Shots fired” calls, homicides, traffic fatalities, sexual assaults, batteries; all are serious crimes against persons and result in everyone feeling apprehensive and insecure about our collective public safety. Beyond the immediate victims of these offenses, one cannot dispute the “multiplier” … [read more]

April 19, 2018 8:35 AM

The information contained in my blog is derived from notes provided by MPD Officers-In-Charge (OIC) at the end of their shifts. Most narratives represent early and preliminary information that was gathered by an OIC from those in the field who were actively working cases. The OIC is sharing what … [read more]

April 18, 2018 9:07 AM

The information contained in my blog is derived from notes provided by MPD Officers-In-Charge (OIC) at the end of their shifts. Most narratives represent early and preliminary information that was gathered by an OIC from those in the field who were actively working cases. The OIC is sharing what … [read more]

April 17, 2018 8:18 AM

The information contained in my blog is derived from notes provided by MPD Officers-In-Charge (OIC) at the end of their shifts. Most narratives represent early and preliminary information that was gathered by an OIC from those in the field who were actively working cases. The OIC is sharing what … [read more]

April 16, 2018 9:10 AM

At a recent community forum, a constituent related a story where a fairly “benign” call resulted in four cops showing up. I noted that based on the circumstances described, our protocol would normally dictate a two-officer response; however, our field training officers are being paired with … [read more]

April 15, 2018 10:15 AM

The information contained in my blog is derived from notes provided by MPD Officers-In-Charge (OIC) at the end of their shifts. Most narratives represent early and preliminary information that was gathered by an OIC from those in the field who were actively working cases. The OIC is sharing what … [read more]

April 14, 2018 9:31 AM

The information contained in my blog is derived from notes provided by MPD Officers-In-Charge (OIC) at the end of their shifts. Most narratives represent early and preliminary information that was gathered by an OIC from those in the field who were actively working cases. The OIC is sharing what … [read more]

April 13, 2018 9:18 AM

The final data we have to share from March, 2018 is “Theft from Autos” – In March, 2018, our department received 67 reports of theft from autos (TFAs); compared to 100 reports of TFAs in March of 2017. We had a 33% decrease in TFAs this year. From January through the end of March this … [read more]

April 12, 2018 9:00 AM

Stolen Auto Data from March, 2018 is as follows – In March, 2018 our community received 23 reports of stolen autos; 18 have been recovered; 9 suspects were identified. In March of 2017, we processed 28 reports of stolen autos. We have had an 18% decrease in stolen autos from March 2017 to … [read more]

April 11, 2018 9:21 AM

March, 2018 Burglary Data – For the month of March, 2018 we received 64 reports of burglaries. In March of 2017, we experienced 77 reported burglaries; thus, we saw a 17% decease. Year-to-date (January-March 2018) our city has had 204 reported burglaries. Last year, for the same … [read more]

April 10, 2018 8:57 AM

Let’s take a closer look at Robberies from the month of March before diving into the calls-for-service. There were 5 reported robberies in the month of March, 2018. In March of 2017, there were 8 robberies; thus we have experienced a 38% decrease in robberies this year. City-wide … [read more]

April 9, 2018 8:39 AM

Today, we continue with our monthly practice of providing you with topical updates from the previous month. We will begin this week’s synthesis of crime trends starting with “Shots Fired” – There were 18 reported shots fired calls in the month of March, 2018. By way of contrast, in March of … [read more]

April 8, 2018 11:06 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 04/07/2018 through 5:30 a.m. on 04/08/2018, MPD received 419 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. For purposes of clarification, the following abbreviations are short-hand for race designations: W=White, AA=African American, … [read more]

April 7, 2018 9:31 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 04/06/2018 through 5:30 a.m. on 04/07/2018, MPD received 460 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. For purposes of clarification, the following abbreviations are short-hand for race designations: W=White, AA=African American, … [read more]

April 6, 2018 9:00 AM

When growing up, I can recall teasing and bickering with my brother and sister as kids are wont to do. I can also remember jockeying for position with my siblings, vying to be "number one." Expressed and implied competition with each other (and for the favor of our parents) was a part of our … [read more]

April 5, 2018 10:26 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 04/04/2018 through 5:30 a.m. on 04/05/2018, MPD received 479 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. For purposes of clarification, the following abbreviations are short-hand for race designations: W=White, AA=African American, … [read more]

April 4, 2018 9:11 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 04/03/2018 through 5:30 a.m. on 04/04/2018, MPD received 409 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. For purposes of clarification, the following abbreviations are short-hand for race designations: W=White, AA=African American, … [read more]

April 3, 2018 1:23 PM

From 5:30 a.m. on 04/02/2018 through 5:30 a.m. on 04/03/2018, MPD received 423 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. For purposes of clarification, the following abbreviations are short-hand for race designations: W=White, AA=African American, … [read more]

April 2, 2018 10:20 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 04/01/2018 through 5:30 a.m. on 04/02/2018, MPD received 204 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. For purposes of clarification, the following abbreviations are short-hand for race designations: W=White, AA=African American, … [read more]

April 1, 2018 10:52 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 03/31/2018 through 5:30 a.m. on 04/01/2018, MPD received 309 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. For purposes of clarification, the following abbreviations are short-hand for race designations: W=White, AA=African American, … [read more]

March 31, 2018 9:27 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 03/30/2018 through 5:30 a.m. on 03/31/2018, MPD received 388 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. For purposes of clarification, the following abbreviations are short-hand for race designations: W=White, AA=African American, … [read more]

March 30, 2018 8:55 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 03/29/2018 through 5:30 a.m. on 03/30/2018, MPD received 392 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. For purposes of clarification, the following abbreviations are short-hand for race designations: W=White, AA=African American, … [read more]

March 29, 2018 10:37 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 03/28/2018 through 5:30 a.m. on 03/29/2018, MPD received 390 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. For purposes of clarification, the following abbreviations are short-hand for race designations: W=White, AA=African American, … [read more]

March 28, 2018 10:26 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 03/27/2018 through 5:30 a.m. on 03/28/2018, MPD received 382 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. For purposes of clarification, the following abbreviations are short-hand for race designations: W=White, AA=African American, … [read more]

March 27, 2018 10:13 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 03/26/2018 through 5:30 a.m. on 03/27/2018, MPD received 387 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. For purposes of clarification, the following abbreviations are short-hand for race designations: W=White, AA=African American, … [read more]

March 26, 2018 9:17 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 03/25/2018 through 5:30 a.m. on 03/26/2018, MPD received 327 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. For purposes of clarification, the following abbreviations are short-hand for race designations: W=White, AA=African American, … [read more]

March 25, 2018 10:50 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 03/24/2018 through 5:30 a.m. on 03/25/2018, MPD received 333 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. For purposes of clarification, the following abbreviations are short-hand for race designations: W=White, AA=African American, … [read more]

March 24, 2018 11:35 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 03/23/2018 through 5:30 a.m. on 03/24/2018, MPD received 465 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. For purposes of clarification, the following abbreviations are short-hand for race designations: W=White, AA=African American, … [read more]

March 23, 2018 8:59 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 03/22/2018 through 5:30 a.m. on 03/23/2018, MPD received 440 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. For purposes of clarification, the following abbreviations are short-hand for race designations: W=White, AA=African American, … [read more]

March 22, 2018 11:04 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 03/21/2018 through 5:30 a.m. on 03/22/2018, MPD received 451 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. For purposes of clarification, the following abbreviations are short-hand for race designations: W=White, AA=African American, … [read more]

March 21, 2018 9:37 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 03/20/2018 through 5:30 a.m. on 03/21/2018, MPD received 461 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. For purposes of clarification, the following abbreviations are short-hand for race designations: W=White, AA=African American, … [read more]

March 20, 2018 10:02 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 03/19/2018 through 5:30 a.m. on 03/20/2018, MPD received 422 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. For purposes of clarification, the following abbreviations are short-hand for race designations: W=White, AA=African American, … [read more]

March 19, 2018 10:21 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 03/18/2018 through 5:30 a.m. on 03/19/2018, MPD received 323 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. For purposes of clarification, the following abbreviations are short-hand for race designations: W=White, AA=African American, … [read more]

March 18, 2018 11:31 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 03/17/2018 through 5:30 a.m. on 03/18/2018, MPD received 428 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. For purposes of clarification, the following abbreviations are short-hand for race designations: W=White, AA=African American, … [read more]

March 17, 2018 9:35 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 03/16/2018 through 5:30 a.m. on 03/17/2018, MPD received 498 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. For purposes of clarification, the following abbreviations are short-hand for race designations: W=White, AA=African American, … [read more]

March 16, 2018 9:31 AM

Today is a special day for five of our community members. They have successfully completed 6 months of drug treatment through our Madison Addiction Recovery Initiative (MARI) program and will be graduating! We have discussed MARI in previous blogs. As a recap, here is what the program … [read more]

March 15, 2018 11:16 AM

Heroin has been a widespread epidemic throughout the Country and our community has not been immune. In the month of February 2018, there were 18 known overdoses. This number reflects a decrease (18%) from February 2017 where there were 22 known overdoses. In the month of February 2018, … [read more]

March 14, 2018 9:22 AM

Today we are going to take a closer look at shots fired incidents occurring throughout our City. Through March 11, 2018, our City has experienced 35 shots fired incidents. We have identified 12 incidents, out of the 35, where property was damaged. There were also 3 subjects who were struck … [read more]

March 13, 2018 2:02 PM

Unfortunately, stolen autos have been all too frequent in our City. Below are some stats which compare year-to-date to last year’s occurrences. In February 2018 our Department took 27 stolen auto reports; 18 have been recovered. Five (5) suspects have been identified in these various … [read more]

March 12, 2018 10:26 AM

Before we dive into the significant calls from the last 24 hours, here is a snapshot of robberies occurring in our community (year-to-date, through February, 2018). Through the month of February, our City experienced 38 reported robberies. For the first two months (January, February) of … [read more]

March 11, 2018 9:39 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 03/10/2018 through 5:30 a.m. on 03/11/2018, MPD received 370 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. For purposes of clarification, the following abbreviations are short-hand for race designations: W=White, AA=African American, … [read more]

March 10, 2018 10:13 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 03/09/2018 through 5:30 a.m. on 03/10/2018, MPD received 446 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. For purposes of clarification, the following abbreviations are short-hand for race designations: W=White, AA=African American, … [read more]

March 9, 2018 9:20 AM

As a continuation from yesterday’s blog about trending crime patterns, today’s excerpt will provide information about theft from auto (TFA). Through the month of February, our City experienced 97 reported theft from auto (TFA) incidents. Using a four year history, we typically have an … [read more]

March 8, 2018 9:12 AM

We have begun having our bi-annual forums throughout the city (district by district) in which constituents can come to ask questions, provide feedback, and hear directly from District personnel (as well as from me) about trending items taking place in our community. For dates on upcoming … [read more]

March 7, 2018 8:37 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 03/06/2018 through 5:30 a.m. on 03/07/2018, MPD received 358 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. For purposes of clarification, the following abbreviations are short-hand for race designations: W=White, AA=African American, … [read more]

March 6, 2018 9:39 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 03/05/2018 through 5:30 a.m. on 03/06/2018, MPD received 452 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. For purposes of clarification, the following abbreviations are short-hand for race designations: W=White, AA=African American, … [read more]

March 5, 2018 12:24 PM

From 5:30 a.m. on 03/04/2018 through 5:30 a.m. on 03/05/2018, MPD received 273 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. For purposes of clarification, the following abbreviations are short-hand for race designations: W=White, AA=African American, … [read more]

March 4, 2018 10:03 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 03/03/2018 through 5:30 a.m. on 03/04/2018, MPD received 416 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. For purposes of clarification, the following abbreviations are short-hand for race designations: W=White, AA=African American, … [read more]

March 3, 2018 8:45 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 03/02/2018 through 5:30 a.m. on 03/03/2018, MPD received 440 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. For purposes of clarification, the following abbreviations are short-hand for race designations: W=White, AA=African American, … [read more]

March 2, 2018 10:15 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 03/01/2018 through 5:30 a.m. on 03/02/2018, MPD received 401 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. For purposes of clarification, the following abbreviations are short-hand for race designations: W=White, AA=African American, … [read more]

March 1, 2018 9:16 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 02/28/2018 through 5:30 a.m. on 03/01/2018, MPD received 399 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. For purposes of clarification, the following abbreviations are short-hand for race designations: W=White, AA=African American, … [read more]

February 28, 2018 10:25 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 02/27/2018 through 5:30 a.m. on 02/28/2018, MPD received 428 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. For purposes of clarification, the following abbreviations are short-hand for race designations: W=White, AA=African American, … [read more]

February 27, 2018 10:55 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 02/26/2018 through 5:30 a.m. on 02/27/2018, MPD received 421 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. For purposes of clarification, the following abbreviations are short-hand for race designations: W=White, AA=African American, … [read more]

February 26, 2018 8:31 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 02/25/2018 through 5:30 a.m. on 02/26/2018, MPD received 278 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. For purposes of clarification, the following abbreviations are short-hand for race designations: W=White, AA=African American, … [read more]

February 25, 2018 10:49 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 02/24/2018 through 5:30 a.m. on 02/25/2018, MPD received 349 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. For purposes of clarification, the following abbreviations are short-hand for race designations: W=White, AA=African American, … [read more]

February 24, 2018 9:08 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 02/23/2018 through 5:30 a.m. on 02/24/2018, MPD received 468 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. For purposes of clarification, the following abbreviations are short-hand for race designations: W=White, AA=African American, … [read more]

February 23, 2018 8:36 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 02/22/2018 through 5:30 a.m. on 02/23/2018, MPD received 426 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. For purposes of clarification, the following abbreviations are short-hand for race designations: W=White, AA=African American, … [read more]

February 22, 2018 10:08 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 02/21/2018 through 5:30 a.m. on 02/22/2018, MPD received 395 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. For purposes of clarification, the following abbreviations are short-hand for race designations: W=White, AA=African American, … [read more]

February 21, 2018 8:36 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 02/20/2018 through 5:30 a.m. on 02/21/2018, MPD received 366 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. For purposes of clarification, the following abbreviations are short-hand for race designations: W=White, AA=African American, … [read more]

February 20, 2018 10:16 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 02/19/2018 through 5:30 a.m. on 02/20/2018, MPD received 345 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. For purposes of clarification, the following abbreviations are short-hand for race designations: W=White, AA=African American, … [read more]

February 19, 2018 10:58 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 02/18/2018 through 5:30 a.m. on 02/19/2018, MPD received 324 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. For purposes of clarification, the following abbreviations are short-hand for race designations: W=White, AA=African American, … [read more]

February 18, 2018 9:23 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 02/17/2018 through 5:30 a.m. on 02/18/2018, MPD received 349 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. For purposes of clarification, the following abbreviations are short-hand for race designations: W=White, AA=African American, … [read more]

February 17, 2018 10:13 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 02/16/2018 through 5:30 a.m. on 02/17/2018, MPD received 505 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. For purposes of clarification, the following abbreviations are short-hand for race designations: W=White, AA=African American, … [read more]

February 16, 2018 8:29 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 02/15/2018 through 5:30 a.m. on 02/16/2018, MPD received 477 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. For purposes of clarification, the following abbreviations are short-hand for race designations: W=White, AA=African American, … [read more]

February 15, 2018 11:17 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 02/14/2018 through 5:30 a.m. on 02/15/2018, MPD received 320 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. For purposes of clarification, the following abbreviations are short-hand for race designations: W=White, AA=African American, … [read more]

February 14, 2018 8:44 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 02/13/2018 through 5:30 a.m. on 02/14/2018, MPD received 395 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. For purposes of clarification, the following abbreviations are short-hand for race designations: W=White, AA=African American, … [read more]

February 13, 2018 11:36 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 02/12/2018 through 5:30 a.m. on 02/13/2018, MPD received 348 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. For purposes of clarification, the following abbreviations are short-hand for race designations: W=White, AA=African American, … [read more]

February 12, 2018 8:14 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 02/11/2018 through 5:30 a.m. on 02/12/2018, MPD received 281 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. For purposes of clarification, the following abbreviations are short-hand for race designations: W=White, AA=African American, … [read more]

February 11, 2018 10:14 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 02/10/2018 through 5:30 a.m. on 02/11/2018, MPD received 302 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. For purposes of clarification, the following abbreviations are short-hand for race designations: W=White, AA=African American, … [read more]

February 10, 2018 8:46 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 02/09/2018 through 5:30 a.m. on 02/10/2018, MPD received 454 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. For purposes of clarification, the following abbreviations are short-hand for race designations: W=White, AA=African American, … [read more]

February 9, 2018 8:59 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 02/08/2018 through 5:30 a.m. on 02/09/2018, MPD received 410 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. For purposes of clarification, the following abbreviations are short-hand for race designations: W=White, AA=African American, … [read more]

February 8, 2018 9:19 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 02/07/2018 through 5:30 a.m. on 02/08/2018, MPD received 452 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. For purposes of clarification, the following abbreviations are short-hand for race designations: W=White, AA=African American, … [read more]

February 7, 2018 10:19 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 02/06/2018 through 5:30 a.m. on 02/07/2018, MPD received 430 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. For purposes of clarification, the following abbreviations are short-hand for race designations: W=White, AA=African American, … [read more]

February 6, 2018 9:44 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 02/05/2018 through 5:30 a.m. on 02/06/2018, MPD received 430 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. For purposes of clarification, the following abbreviations are short-hand for race designations: W=White, AA=African American, … [read more]

February 5, 2018 10:29 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 02/04/2018 through 5:30 a.m. on 02/05/2018, MPD received 268 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. For purposes of clarification, the following abbreviations are short-hand for race designations: W=White, AA=African American, … [read more]

February 4, 2018 10:04 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 02/03/2018 through 5:30 a.m. on 02/04/2018, MPD received 379 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. For purposes of clarification, the following abbreviations are short-hand for race designations: W=white, AA=African American, … [read more]

February 3, 2018 10:00 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 02/02/2018 through 5:30 a.m. on 02/03/2018, MPD received 416 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. ** Due to call volume and the complexity of the calls, Madison Police Department was on priority calls only city-wide from 12:30 … [read more]

February 2, 2018 8:32 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 02/01/2018 through 5:30 a.m. on 02/02/2018, MPD received 415 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. 1) WEST: Crash with Injuries - 6:36 a.m. Officers responded to Raymond Rd/McKenna Blvd for a rollover crash with minor injuries. … [read more]

February 1, 2018 11:19 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 01/31/2018 through 5:30 a.m. on 02/01/2018, MPD received 418 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. Certain calls have recurrent themes in terms of time and labor intensity. For example, when individuals are taken for an … [read more]

January 31, 2018 10:06 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 01/30/2018 through 5:30 a.m. on 01/31/2018, MPD received 367 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. Today marks the release of the MPD’s response to the findings and recommendations from OIR. Interested readers may access our … [read more]

January 30, 2018 9:02 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 01/29/2018 through 5:30 a.m. on 01/30/2018, MPD received 360 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. 1) SOUTH: Stolen Auto - 6:53 a.m. Officers responded to Coho St for a stolen vehicle. The vehicle was left running, unlocked … [read more]

January 29, 2018 9:57 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 01/28/2018 through 5:30 a.m. on 01/29/2018, MPD received 281 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. **MPD went to priority calls city-wide shortly after 10:00am due to numerous traffic crashes. All units were back in service … [read more]

January 28, 2018 12:05 PM

From 5:30 a.m. on 01/27/2018 through 5:30 a.m. on 01/28/2018, MPD received 341 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. **Priority calls West from 11 p.m. until 12:10 a.m. because of two armed robberies. Priority calls city-wide from 1:30 a.m. to … [read more]

January 27, 2018 9:53 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 01/26/2018 through 5:30 a.m. on 01/27/2018, MPD received 408 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. Certain calls have recurrent themes in terms of time and labor intensity. For example, when individuals are taken for an … [read more]

January 26, 2018 9:22 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 01/25/2018 through 5:30 a.m. on 01/26/2018, MPD received 398 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. 1) WEST: Missing Juvenile/Runaway - 6:35 a.m. Officers responded to Manitowoc Parkway for a missing/runaway juvenile (14 year … [read more]

January 25, 2018 9:44 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 01/24/2018 through 5:30 a.m. on 01/25/2018, MPD received 407 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. 1) NORTH: Sexual Assault - 8:02 a.m. Officers responded to a convenience store on E. Washington Ave for a report of a sexual … [read more]

January 24, 2018 10:03 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 01/23/2018 through 5:30 a.m. on 01/24/2018, MPD received 422 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. 1) NORTH: Armed Robbery - 5:49 a.m. Officers responded to the BP Gas Station at 4222 E. Washington Ave for an armed robbery. … [read more]

January 23, 2018 1:06 PM

From 5:30 a.m. on 01/22/2018 through 5:30 a.m. on 01/23/2018, MPD received 345 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. 1) WEST: Fire Investigation - 10:17 a.m. Officers responded to a business on Schroeder Rd for smoke in the building. Occupants … [read more]

January 22, 2018 11:04 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 01/21/2018 through 5:30 a.m. on 01/22/2018, MPD received 229 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. 1) SOUTH: Domestic Disturbance - 11:25 a.m. Officers responded to Waunona Woods Court for a disturbance between siblings (17 … [read more]

January 21, 2018 10:24 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 01/20/2018 through 5:30 a.m. on 01/21/2018, MPD received 331 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. 1) EAST: Domestic Disturbance – 4:39 a.m. Officers responded to the 200 block of N Thompson Dr regarding a domestic disturbance … [read more]

January 20, 2018 8:55 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 01/19/2018 through 5:30 a.m. on 01/20/2018, MPD received 328 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. 1) WEST: Weapons Offense – 7:58 a.m. Shots fired call on 1/18/2018 at approximately 10:00 p.m. At that time, officers did not … [read more]

January 19, 2018 10:47 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 01/18/2018 through 5:30 a.m. on 01/19/2018, MPD received 342 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. 1) Central: Adult Arrested Person/Graffiti - 12:04am. Officers have been tracking a chronic "tagger" in the Williamson Street … [read more]

January 18, 2018 10:21 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 01/17/2018 through 5:30 a.m. on 01/18/2018, MPD received 371 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. 1) WEST: Theft - 6:28 a.m. Officers responded to Balsam Rd where a victim (43 year old WF) reported that a known suspect … [read more]

January 17, 2018 10:11 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 01/16/2018 through 5:30 a.m. on 01/17/2018, MPD received 408 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. 1) NORTH: Strong Arm Robbery - 7:13 a.m. Officers responded to a convenience store (Kwik Trip) in the 1600 block of N. … [read more]

January 16, 2018 10:33 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 01/15/2018 through 5:30 a.m. on 01/16/2018, MPD received 249 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. 1) NORTH: Death Investigation – 7:42 a.m. Officers responded to a north side residence for a deceased subject (61 year old AAM). … [read more]

January 15, 2018 9:53 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 01/14/2018 through 5:30 a.m. on 01/15/2018, MPD received 258 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. 1) EAST: Weapons Offense – 9:10 a.m. MPD was called to S Thompson Dr reference a 29 year old AAF subject who had a knife and was … [read more]

January 14, 2018 8:09 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 01/13/2018 through 5:30 a.m. on 01/14/2018, MPD received 313 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. *City, east of the square, was on priority only CFS from 6:00 a.m. to 7:00 a.m. so all early Central, East and North cars could … [read more]

January 13, 2018 11:48 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 01/12/2018 through 5:30 a.m. on 01/13/2018, MPD received 383 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. 1) CENTRAL: Death Investigation – 5:51 a.m. Officers responded to the 500 block of N. Henry Street for a medical … [read more]

January 12, 2018 8:32 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 01/11/2018 through 5:30 a.m. on 01/12/2018, MPD received 314 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. 1) NORTH: Sexual Assault – 5:12 a.m. Officers responded to a sexual assault report of a victim (39 year old AAF) by a known … [read more]

January 11, 2018 11:16 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 01/10/2018 through 5:30 a.m. on 01/11/2018, MPD received 432 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. 1) WEST: Domestic Disturbance – 8:06 a.m. Officers responded to the 1100 block of Morraine View for a domestic disturbance. … [read more]

January 10, 2018 8:40 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 01/09/2018 through 5:30 a.m. on 01/10/2018, MPD received 390 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. 1) CENTRAL: Conveyance Mental Health – 8:44 a.m. Officers responded to a local hospital regarding a suicidal subject (27 year … [read more]

January 9, 2018 9:17 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 01/08/2018 through 5:30 a.m. on 01/09/2018, MPD received 339 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. 1) NORTH: Found Person – 6:19 a.m. Officers responded to Northport Dr where a 3 year old child was discovered outside alone. … [read more]

January 8, 2018 12:08 PM

From 5:30 a.m. on 01/07/2018 through 5:30 a.m. on 01/08/2018, MPD received 286 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. 1) NORTH: Domestic Disturbance – 7:10 a.m. An officer was flagged down on Coolidge St where a victim (25 year old WF) reported … [read more]

January 7, 2018 8:42 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 01/06/2018 through 5:30 a.m. on 01/07/2018, MPD received 296 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. 1) WEST: Arrested Person/Domestic Disorderly Conduct – 2:16 a.m. MPD officers responded to Jeffy Trl regarding someone screaming … [read more]

January 6, 2018 9:40 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 01/05/2018 through 5:30 a.m. on 01/06/2018, MPD received 423 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. 1) CENTRAL: Domestic Disturbance – 4:24 a.m. Officers responded to the 400 block of W. Gorham St for a domestic disturbance … [read more]

January 5, 2018 10:35 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 01/04/2018 through 5:30 a.m. on 01/05/2018, MPD received 368 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. 1) WEST: Adult Arrested Person – 5:27 a.m. Officers responded to the 4500 block of Verona Rd for a store employee/suspect who … [read more]

January 4, 2018 10:18 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 01/03/2018 through 5:30 a.m. on 01/04/2018, MPD received 401 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. 1) CITY-WIDE: Information – 9:06 a.m. Officers responded to the 2900 block of Todd Dr to check the welfare of a suicidal subject … [read more]

January 3, 2018 9:50 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 01/02/2018 through 5:30 a.m. on 01/03/2018, MPD received 375 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. 1) WEST: Stolen Auto – 5:50 a.m. Officers responded to Meadowood Dr for a report of a stolen vehicle that was left unoccupied, … [read more]

January 2, 2018 10:08 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 01/01/2018 through 5:30 a.m. on 01/02/2018, MPD received 263 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. 1) NORTH: Fire Investigation – 5:11 a.m. Officers responded to a fence on fire on Commercial Avenue. Investigation continuing. … [read more]

January 1, 2018 9:45 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 12/31/2017 through 5:30 a.m. on 01/01/2018 MPD received 374 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. **Central and South districts went to Priority Calls Only at 1:05 am; at 2:20 am, the entire city was on priority calls. Fourth … [read more]

December 31, 2017 10:19 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 12/30/2017 through 5:30 a.m. on 12/31/2017, MPD received 337 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. 1) WEST: Weapons Offense – 9:40 a.m. Officers were initially called to the 5600 block of Raymond Rd reference "someone with a gun … [read more]

December 30, 2017 9:08 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 12/29/2017 through 5:30 a.m. on 12/30/2017, MPD received 304 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. 1) WEST: Sexual Assault – 5:52 a.m. MPD was called to 725 S. Gammon (Woodman's) reference a male that had grabbed the buttocks … [read more]

December 29, 2017 10:43 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 12/28/2017 through 5:30 a.m. on 12/29/2017, MPD received 358 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. 1) SOUTH: Non-Residential Burglary - 9:32 am, an MPD Officer was dispatched to 1155 Olin-Turville Ct. (Holiday Light Display at … [read more]

December 28, 2017 9:18 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 12/27/2017 through 5:30 a.m. on 12/28/2017, MPD received 308 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. 1) EAST: Death Investigation – 5:05 a.m. MPD was dispatched to Oak Park Place Senior Living Center (719 Jupiter Dr) for a 91 … [read more]

December 27, 2017 9:55 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 12/26/2017 through 5:30 a.m. on 12/27/2017, MPD received 272 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. 1) NORTH: Recovered Stolen Vehicle – 6:00 a.m. An officer from Fitchburg PD was on Dryden Dr, following up on a different … [read more]

December 26, 2017 8:20 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 12/25/2017 through 5:30 a.m. on 12/26/2017, MPD received 178 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. 1) EAST: Domestic Disturbance – 6:51 a.m. Officers responded to the 1000 block of N. Thompson Dr for a domestic disturbance … [read more]

December 25, 2017 9:46 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 12/24/2017 through 5:30 a.m. on 12/25/2017, MPD received 211 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. 1) SOUTH: Theft from Auto – 8:21 a.m. MPD was dispatched to the 2600 block of Kendall Ave reference a subject finding several … [read more]

December 24, 2017 9:47 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 12/23/2017 through 5:30 a.m. on 12/24/2017, MPD received 261 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. **Priority calls only, city-wide, from 11pm to 12:40am. Calls briefly went to normal cycles, however that changed due to a high … [read more]

December 23, 2017 10:33 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 12/22/2017 through 5:30 a.m. on 12/23/2017, MPD received 299 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. ** Due to call volume, Madison Police Department was forced to go to priority calls only from approximately 6:30 p.m. to 8:20 p.m. … [read more]

December 22, 2017 8:29 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 12/21/2017 through 5:30 a.m. on 12/22/2017, MPD received 410 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. 1) EAST: Juvenile Arrest – 8:28 a.m. Officers responded to a group home on the west side to take a juvenile into custody on a … [read more]

December 21, 2017 8:35 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 12/20/2017 through 5:30 a.m. on 12/21/2017, MPD received 369 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. 1) WEST: Death Investigation – 9:11 a.m. Officers responded to an assisted living facility on the west side of town for a … [read more]

December 20, 2017 8:51 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 12/19/2017 through 5:30 a.m. on 12/20/2017, MPD received 422 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. 1) EAST: Domestic Disturbance – 7:08 a.m. Officers responded to Treichel St for a disturbance between two subjects (42 year old … [read more]

December 19, 2017 8:14 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 12/18/2017 through 5:30 a.m. on 12/19/2017, MPD received 346 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. 1) CENTRAL: Disturbance – 9:51 a.m. Officers responded to a hotel in the 400 block of W. Johnson St regarding a subject (20 year … [read more]

December 18, 2017 9:07 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 12/17/2017 through 5:30 a.m. on 12/18/2017, MPD received 244 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. 1) WEST: Adult Arrested Person – 10:01 a.m. Officers responded to a business on West Towne Way where it was reported that two … [read more]

December 17, 2017 8:11 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 12/16/2017 through 5:30 a.m. on 12/17/2017, MPD received 383 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. 1) SOUTH: Death Investigation – 6:07 a.m. Officers responded to a residence in the 5500 block of Esther Beach Road for report of … [read more]

December 16, 2017 9:12 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 12/15/2017 through 5:30 a.m. on 12/16/2017, MPD received 435 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. 1) WEST: Damage to Property – 7:41 a.m. Officers responded to Meadowood Drive for a report of multiple vehicles damaged. … [read more]

December 15, 2017 9:06 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 12/14/2017 through 5:30 a.m. on 12/15/2017, MPD received 382 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. 1) EAST: Stolen Auto – 8:08 a.m. Officers responded to a convenience store in the 4400 block of E. Buckeye Rd regarding a … [read more]

December 14, 2017 9:50 AM

As a preamble to today’s blog, I wanted to offer some brief comments on the OIR group’s report that is scheduled for public release to the Ad Hoc Committee later this evening. One of MPD’s core values is a commitment to system(s) improvement. No organization should be immune from constantly … [read more]

December 13, 2017 9:38 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 12/12/2017 through 5:30 a.m. on 12/13/2017, MPD received 415 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. 1) CENTRAL: Assist EMS/Fire – 5:56 a.m. Officers responded along with MFD to the 400 block of W. Mifflin St for a sprinkler … [read more]

December 12, 2017 9:04 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 12/11/2017 through 5:30 a.m. on 12/12/2017, MPD received 399 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. 1) CENTRAL: Juvenile Arrest – 6:27 a.m. An officer, while conducting traffic enforcement on Regent St/Spooner for school zone … [read more]

December 11, 2017 8:42 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 12/10/2017 through 5:30 a.m. on 12/11/2017, MPD received 256 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. 1) EAST: Drug Incident Overdose – 6:47 a.m. Officers responded along with MFD to Spaanem Ave for a subject (45 year old WF) who … [read more]

December 10, 2017 9:48 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 12/09/2017 through 5:30 a.m. on 12/10/2017, MPD received 167 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. 1) EAST: Stolen Auto – 8:18 a.m. An MPD officer observes a vehicle cutting in and out of traffic and attempts to stop the … [read more]

December 9, 2017 9:46 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 12/08/2017 through 5:30 a.m. on 12/09/2017, MPD received 437 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. 1) EAST: Check Person – 9:23 a.m. Officers responded to a business parking lot where the caller reported that a subject was … [read more]

December 8, 2017 9:06 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 12/07/2017 through 5:30 a.m. on 12/08/2017, MPD received 369 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. 1) WEST: Adult Arrested Person – 7:08 a.m. Officers responded to Brittany Pl for a disturbance between two subjects (25 year old … [read more]

December 7, 2017 11:11 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 12/06/2017 through 5:30 a.m. on 12/07/2017, MPD received 418 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. 1) NORTH: Battery – 8:42 a.m. Officers responded to Kinsman Blvd to contact a victim (19 year old HF) who reported being … [read more]

December 6, 2017 8:43 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 12/05/2017 through 5:30 a.m. on 12/06/2017, MPD received 395 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. 1) CENTRAL: Drug Incident Overdose – 4:42 a.m. Officers responded to the 600 block of W. Washington Ave for a subject having an … [read more]

December 5, 2017 10:30 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 12/04/2017 through 5:30 a.m. on 12/05/2017, MPD received 387 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. 1) CENTRAL: Threats Complaint – 6:41 a.m. Officers responded to the 400 block of W. Wilson St to talk with the complainant (34 … [read more]

December 4, 2017 10:42 AM

Recently, MPD launched a social media campaign in an attempt to bring a greater public awareness to a rising tide of stolen autos and thefts from autos which are occurring in prolific numbers in our community. The name of the campaign is #NightlyLockup. We have been and will continue to send … [read more]

December 3, 2017 10:04 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 12/02/2017 through 5:30 a.m. on 12/03/2017, MPD received 371 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. **Central District went to Priority Calls Only beginning at 2:03 a.m. due to a gun call at a parking ramp and fight calls. … [read more]

December 2, 2017 9:33 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 12/01/2017 through 5:30 a.m. on 12/02/2017, MPD received 495 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. 1) CENTRAL: Adult Arrested Person – 6:30 a.m. Officers conducted a traffic stop at Seminole and the Beltline for speeding. The … [read more]

December 1, 2017 7:59 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 11/30/2017 through 5:30 a.m. on 12/01/2017, MPD received 370 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. 1) WEST: Check Person – 10:14 a.m. Officers responded to check the welfare of a suicidal subject (32 year old WF) on the west … [read more]

November 30, 2017 8:34 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 11/29/2017 through 5:30 a.m. on 11/30/2017, MPD received 442 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. 1) WEST: Crash with Injuries – 8:05 a.m. Officers responded to the area of Timber Wolf Tr/Swallowtail Dr for a report of a bus … [read more]

November 29, 2017 8:12 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 11/28/2017 through 5:30 a.m. on 11/29/2017, MPD received 449 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. 1) CENTRAL: Drug Incident Overdose – 5:19 a.m. Officers responded to N. Hancock St for a subject (24 year old WM) having an … [read more]

November 28, 2017 7:16 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 11/27/2017 through 5:30 a.m. on 11/28/2017, MPD received 417 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. 1) CENTRAL: Sexual Assault – 9:41 a.m. Officers took a report of stalking/sexual assault of a victim (32 year old WF) by her … [read more]

November 27, 2017 9:03 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 11/26/2017 through 5:30 a.m. on 11/27/2017, MPD received 315 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. 1) SOUTH: Crash with Injuries – 12:16 a.m. Officers responded to the 900 block of S. Park St regarding a motor vehicle v. pole … [read more]

November 26, 2017 10:36 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 11/25/2017 through 5:30 a.m. on 11/26/2017, MPD received 337 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. 1) CENTRAL: Suspicious Person - 9:30 a.m. Officers responded to the area of the Frances St parking ramp for a report of a person … [read more]

November 25, 2017 9:33 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 11/24/2017 through 5:30 a.m. on 11/25/2017, MPD received 338 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. 1) WEST: Death Investigation - 8:01 a.m. Officers responded to a residence on Jacobs Way reference a reported death. Officers … [read more]

November 24, 2017 9:38 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 11/23/2017 through 5:30 a.m. on 11/24/2017, MPD received 219 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. 1) EAST: Attempted Homicide (x2) - 5:34 a.m. **Continuation from yesterday morning’s blog entry** Officers were sent to the 5300 … [read more]

November 23, 2017 7:56 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 11/22/2017 through 5:30 a.m. on 11/23/2017, MPD received 370 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. 1) SOUTH: Aggravated/Substantial Battery - 8:08 a.m. Officers responded to Malibu Dr for a domestic disturbance between two … [read more]

November 22, 2017 9:08 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 11/21/2017 through 5:30 a.m. on 11/22/2017, MPD received 379 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. 1) SOUTH: Missing Juvenile/Runaway – 9:28 a.m. Officers responded to Park St/Buick St where a juvenile subject (16 year old AAM) … [read more]

November 21, 2017 1:52 PM

Today's blog is late in arriving because I started my day out at the Academy, where 32 recruits were tasked with being pepper maced! Once maced, they have to work through a number of physical barriers as well as critical decision making thresholds. It is only AFTER this gauntlet has been run … [read more]

November 20, 2017 8:36 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 11/19/2017 through 5:30 a.m. on 11/20/2017, MPD received 253 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. 1) WEST: Death Investigation/Possible Overdose – 6:26 a.m. Officers responded to a west side residence for a deceased subject … [read more]

November 19, 2017 9:14 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 11/18/2017 through 5:30 a.m. on 11/19/2017, MPD received 255 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. 1) SOUTH: Arrested Person - 8:42 a.m. Plainclothes officers observed a subject selling UW Football tickets at the Monroe … [read more]

November 18, 2017 9:11 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 11/17/2017 through 5:30 a.m. on 11/18/2017, MPD received 467 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. 1) WEST: Check Person – 6:29 a.m. Officers responded to the west side to check the welfare of a suicidal subject (52 year old … [read more]

November 17, 2017 8:39 AM

Recent reports of high-profile cases of sexual assault, sexual abuse, and sexual harassment have drawn national attention to a very important issue. Many survivors of harassment, abuse, and assault have only reluctantly come forward after many years of silence. In 2015 the Madison Police … [read more]

November 16, 2017 10:44 AM

Like many of you, I was eager to hear from the OIR group this week, as they provided a preview of their final report. Over the last year, MPD staff have dedicated hundreds of hours to working with OIR, and have provided thousands of pages of documents. We have been completely open and … [read more]

November 15, 2017 11:06 AM

From 5:30am on 11/14/2017 through 5:30am on 11/15/2017, MPD received 448 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. 1) WEST: Conveyance/Mental Health - 11/13 at 7:08pm. A subject (27yo WM) who suffers from numerous mental health disorders ran from his … [read more]

November 14, 2017 1:44 PM

I have to apologize for the late posting of calls today. I got home at 3:30am last night (no, Mom, I was not out carousing at the bars :) ) and at my age, anything over midnight is pushing my limits. Together with the Mayor's Office, alders, city staff, members of the public, and media, the … [read more]

November 13, 2017 11:29 AM

Tonight, the Common Council will begin consideration of Madison’s 2018 budget. Several amendments implicate MPD’s budget, and MPD staffing in particular. Since I became Chief, I have been consistent in my belief that MPD’s staffing needs to increase if we are to continue to provide the level of … [read more]

November 12, 2017 9:36 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 11/11/2017 through 5:30 a.m. on 11/12/2017, MPD received 423 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. 1) EAST: Disturbance - 9:18 a.m. Officers responded to a residence in the 800 block of Pinewood Ct reference a disturbance. Caller … [read more]

November 11, 2017 8:52 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 11/10/2017 through 5:30 a.m. on 11/11/2017, MPD received 491 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. 1) WEST: Adult Arrested Person – 2:36 a.m. Officers responded to S. Pleasant View Rd/Mid Town Rd for a report of a vehicle … [read more]

November 10, 2017 9:25 AM

Tomorrow (Saturday, 11/11) is Veteran’s Day. This is a time for us to collectively pause and acknowledge those men and women who selflessly serve(d), protecting and defending our nation and our freedom. There will be a ceremony held in the Capitol rotunda at 10 am that I plan on attending and I … [read more]

November 9, 2017 9:54 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 11/08/2017 through 5:30 a.m. on 11/09/2017, MPD received 463 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. 1) NORTH: Adult Arrested Person – 7:57 a.m. Officers responded to the 1800 block of Northport Dr. for a domestic disturbance … [read more]

November 8, 2017 11:05 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 11/07/2017 through 5:30 a.m. on 11/08/2017, MPD received 412 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. 1) EAST: Residential Burglary – 6:07 a.m. Officers responded to Woodglen Trail for a report of a residential burglary. Access … [read more]

November 7, 2017 9:59 AM

Today's preamble to the blog will be a well-deserved "shout out" of recognition to University of Wisconsin Law Professor (Emeritus) Herman Goldstein. It was recently announced that Goldstein is the 2018 winner of the Stockholm prize in criminology. The Stockholm prize celebrates Professor … [read more]

November 6, 2017 8:26 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 11/05/2017 through 5:30 a.m. on 11/06/2017, MPD received 310 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. 1) CENTRAL: Disturbance – 7:15 a.m. Officers responded to a disturbance at Mifflin St/Blount St between two subjects (49 year … [read more]

November 5, 2017 8:43 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 11/04/2017 through 5:30 a.m. on 11/05/2017, MPD received 357 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. 1) SOUTH: Check Person – 9:37 a.m. MPD was dispatched to an address on far West side to check the welfare of an 11 year old boy. … [read more]

November 4, 2017 9:24 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 11/03/2017 through 5:30 a.m. on 11/04/2017, MPD received 467 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. 1) NORTH: Domestic Disturbance – 11:14 a.m. Officers responded to Aberg Avenue reference an anonymous call about a domestic … [read more]

November 3, 2017 8:52 AM

When city ordinance 12.325 (Entering or Staying Upon Highways Restricted) became effective on April 10th of this year, various conditions were put in place allowing for notice, education, outreach, and compliance. Additionally, MPD was instructed to work with the City Attorney’s Office in … [read more]

November 2, 2017 8:28 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 11/01/2017 through 5:30 a.m. on 11/02/2017, MPD received 417 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. 1) CENTRAL: Crash – 6:55 a.m. Officers responded to the intersection of E. Washington Ave and Baldwin Street for a report of a … [read more]

November 1, 2017 9:44 AM

As I move about in the community, I am often stopped and thanked for the good work(s) our officers are doing, particularly in light of what people read from the various snippets of calls that are referenced on a daily basis in the blog. Long-time Madison constituents are amazed at some … [read more]

October 31, 2017 8:45 AM

Today’s preamble to the blog consists of a summary synthesized by Sergeant R. J. Lurquin, a member of the Dane County Sheriff’s Office, who is part of the Dane County Narcotics Task Force (DCNTF). The Task Force is comprised of the Madison Police Department, Dane County Sheriff’s Office, … [read more]

October 30, 2017 9:27 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 10/29/2017 through 5:30 a.m. on 10/30/2017, MPD received 316 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. 1) SOUTH: Drug Incident Overdose – 4:46 a.m. Officers responded to a motel in the 1600 block of the W. Beltline Hwy for an … [read more]

October 29, 2017 10:35 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 10/28/2017 through 5:30 a.m. on 10/29/2017, MPD received 425 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. 1) NORTH: Assist Fire - 10:11 a.m. Officers responded to reports of a dumpster fire behind an address in the Vera Ct area. … [read more]

October 28, 2017 10:10 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 10/27/2017 through 5:30 a.m. on 10/28/2017, MPD received 466 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. 1) CENTRAL: Arson – 8:44 a.m. A caller (21 year old WF) reported finding charred paper towel in the gas receptacle area of her … [read more]

October 27, 2017 8:26 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 10/26/2017 through 5:30 a.m. on 10/27/2017, MPD received 495 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. 1) WEST: Death Investigation – 7:37 a.m. Officers responded to a residence on the west side of Madison for a deceased subject … [read more]

October 26, 2017 8:36 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 10/25/2017 through 5:30 a.m. on 10/26/2017, MPD received 450 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. 1) WEST: Disorderly Conduct – 10:00 a.m. Officers responded to a business on Rayovac Drive when the caller (49 year old WM) … [read more]

October 25, 2017 8:42 AM

Today’s preamble will be a dedicated/empathetic prayer for success directed toward our thirty-two recruits who are taking “mid-term” exams at the MPD Academy today! :) These recruits have been toiling away learning a wide range of subject areas but the MOST important class they have to focus on, … [read more]

October 24, 2017 9:21 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 10/23/2017 through 5:30 a.m. on 10/24/2017, MPD received 406 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. 1) EAST: Disorderly Conduct – 6:26 a.m. Officers responded to a Ho Chunk on Evan Acres Road for a suspect (33 year old AAM) who … [read more]

October 23, 2017 8:42 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 10/22/2017 through 5:30 a.m. on 10/23/2017, MPD received 295 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. 1) WEST: Non-Residential Burglary – 5:38 a.m. Officers responded to an alarm at a business located in the 100 block of Junction … [read more]

October 22, 2017 10:40 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 10/21/2017 through 5:30 a.m. on 10/22/2017, MPD received 484 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. 1) CENTRAL: Disturbance - 4:20 a.m. Officers responded to the 700 block of Langdon St reference a reported disturbance. The … [read more]

October 21, 2017 9:44 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 10/20/2017 through 5:30 a.m. on 10/21/2017, MPD received 556 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. 1) NORTH: Check Person – 7:29 a.m. Officers responded to the 6000 block of Manufacturers Drive for a subject (32 year old WM) … [read more]

October 20, 2017 9:00 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 10/19/2017 through 5:30 a.m. on 10/20/2017, MPD received 468 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. 1) CENTRAL: Conveyance Mental Health – 10:15 a.m. Officers were dispatched to a local hospital to transport a subject (22 year … [read more]

October 19, 2017 12:26 PM

From 5:30 a.m. on 10/18/2017 through 5:30 a.m. on 10/19/2017, MPD received 492 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. 1) EAST: Death Investigation – 9:09 a.m. Officers responded to a residence on the east side of Madison for a deceased subject … [read more]

October 18, 2017 9:05 AM

When the news cycle seems to be dominated by discussions of the appropriateness of “taking a knee,” (As a constitutional officer of the court, I pledged to protect and defend constitutional rights and freedoms so the recent diatribes from all directions on this issue is moot; although I also have … [read more]

October 17, 2017 9:27 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 10/16/2017 through 5:30 a.m. on 10/17/2017, MPD received 474 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. 1) SOUTH: Assist Citizen – 8:20 a.m. Officers responded to the intersection of University Ave/University Bay Drive where a … [read more]

October 16, 2017 9:19 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 10/15/2017 through 5:30 a.m. on 10/16/2017, MPD received 335 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. Certain calls have recurrent themes in terms of time and labor intensity. For example, when individuals are taken for an … [read more]

October 15, 2017 11:24 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 10/14/2017 through 5:30 a.m. on 10/15/2017, MPD received 429 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. 1) SOUTH: Burglary Non-Residential -- 6:44 a.m. Officers responded to the 800 block of S Park St for a report of a burglary in a … [read more]

October 14, 2017 10:23 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 10/13/2017 through 5:30 a.m. on 10/14/2017, MPD received 455 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. 1) CENTRAL: Adult Arrested Person – 5:36 a.m. Officers responded to a business in the 600 block of University Avenue where a … [read more]

October 13, 2017 9:48 AM

Prior to launching into a snapshot of the past 24 hours of calls for MPD, I want to take a moment to call attention to a neglected area of awareness for our motoring public. Some will recall that on September 5th, a 57-year-old Madison man---who is blind—and his service dog were struck by a … [read more]

October 12, 2017 9:17 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 10/11/2017 through 5:30 a.m. on 10/12/2017, MPD received 447 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. 1) CENTRAL: Weapons Offense – 7:38 a.m. Officers responded to a disturbance at a business in the 100 block of State Street where … [read more]

October 11, 2017 9:22 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 10/10/2017 through 5:30 a.m. on 10/11/2017, MPD received 439 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. 1) WEST: Stolen Auto – 7:24 a.m. Officers responded to Welton Drive for a report of a stolen vehicle. Vehicle entered as stolen … [read more]

October 10, 2017 12:47 PM

From 5:30 a.m. on 10/09/2017 through 5:30 a.m. on 10/10/2017, MPD received 336 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. Certain calls have recurrent themes in terms of time and labor intensity. For example, when individuals are taken for an … [read more]

October 9, 2017 10:10 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 10/08/2017 through 5:30 a.m. on 10/09/2017, MPD received 348 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. Certain calls have recurrent themes in terms of time and labor intensity. For example, when individuals are taken for an … [read more]

October 8, 2017 11:42 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 10/07/2017 through 5:30 a.m. on 10/08/2017, MPD received 406 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. 1) NORTH: Accident Hit and Run – 10:10 a.m. MPD was called to an accident (car vs building) at the BP Station located at 3510 … [read more]

October 7, 2017 10:56 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 10/06/2017 through 5:30 a.m. on 10/07/2017, MPD received 456 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. 1) EAST: Suspicious Person – 8:22 a.m. Officers responded to an elementary school on Concord Avenue reference a student reporting … [read more]

October 6, 2017 10:06 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 10/05/2017 through 5:30 a.m. on 10/06/2017, MPD received 444 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. 1) EAST: Check Person – 8:14 a.m. Officers responded to Blossom Lane to check the welfare of a suicidal subject (63 year old … [read more]

October 5, 2017 9:06 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 10/04/2017 through 5:30 a.m. on 10/05/2017, MPD received 422 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. 1) NORTH: Domestic Disturbance – 6:46 a.m. Officers responded to the 1600 block of Wright Street for a domestic disturbance … [read more]

October 4, 2017 10:06 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 10/03/2017 through 5:30 a.m. on 10/04/2017, MPD received 488 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. Certain calls have recurrent themes in terms of time and labor intensity. For example, when individuals are taken for an … [read more]

October 3, 2017 8:46 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 10/02/2017 through 5:30 a.m. on 10/03/2017, MPD received 470 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. 1) CENTRAL: Check Person – 5:11 a.m. Officers responded to S. Carroll Street (City County Building) to check the welfare of … [read more]

October 2, 2017 9:12 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 10/01/2017 through 5:30 a.m. on 10/02/2017, MPD received 372 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. 1) CENTRAL: Check Property – 6:57 a.m. Officers responded to a business in the 200 block of State Street for a possible … [read more]

October 1, 2017 9:51 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 09/30/2017 through 5:30 a.m. on 10/01/2017, MPD received 484 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. 1) SOUTH: Weapons Offense-Shots Fired - 6:30 a.m. Multiple callers reporting 40-50 gunshots possibly coming from the area of … [read more]

September 30, 2017 9:59 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 09/29/2017 through 5:30 a.m. on 09/30/2017, MPD received 520 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. 1) EAST: Search Warrant Executed – 5:19 a.m. Special Crimes Unit (SCU) investigating a sexual assault of a child executed a … [read more]

September 29, 2017 10:53 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 09/28/2017 through 5:30 a.m. on 09/29/2017, MPD received 450 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. Certain calls have recurrent themes in terms of time and labor intensity. For example, when individuals are taken for an … [read more]

September 28, 2017 9:00 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 09/27/2017 through 5:30 a.m. on 09/28/2017, MPD received 440 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. Certain calls have recurrent themes in terms of time and labor intensity. For example, when individuals are taken for an … [read more]

September 27, 2017 8:52 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 09/26/2017 through 5:30 a.m. on 09/27/2017, MPD received 454 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. Certain calls have recurrent themes in terms of time and labor intensity. For example, when individuals are taken for an … [read more]

September 26, 2017 11:45 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 09/25/2017 through 5:30 a.m. on 09/26/2017, MPD received 426 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. Certain calls have recurrent themes in terms of time and labor intensity. For example, when individuals are taken for an … [read more]

September 25, 2017 10:57 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 09/24/2017 through 5:30 a.m. on 09/25/2017, MPD received 345 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. Certain calls have recurrent themes in terms of time and labor intensity. For example, when individuals are taken for an … [read more]

September 24, 2017 9:52 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 09/23/2017 through 5:30 a.m. on 09/24/2017, MPD received ­­­­439 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. 1) EAST: Disturbance - 5:53 a.m. Officers responded to a reported disturbance at a residence on the 6600 block of Annestown … [read more]

September 23, 2017 10:24 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 09/22/2017 through 5:30 a.m. on 09/23/2017, MPD received 558 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. Certain calls have recurrent themes in terms of time and labor intensity. For example, when individuals are taken for an … [read more]

September 22, 2017 9:11 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 09/21/2017 through 5:30 a.m. on 09/22/2017, MPD received 479 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. 1) EAST: Assist EMS/Fire – 8:40 a.m. Officers responded to the 5100 block of Pflaum Road to assist MFD with securing the … [read more]

September 21, 2017 9:04 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 09/20/2017 through 5:30 a.m. on 09/21/2017, MPD received 521 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. Certain calls have recurrent themes in terms of time and labor intensity. For example, when individuals are taken for an … [read more]

September 20, 2017 9:09 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 09/19/2017 through 5:30 a.m. on 09/20/2017, MPD received 464 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. Certain calls have recurrent themes in terms of time and labor intensity. For example, when individuals are taken for an … [read more]

September 19, 2017 9:24 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 09/18/2017 through 5:30 a.m. on 09/19/2017, MPD received 422 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. 1) EAST: Suspicious Vehicle – 7:23 a.m. Officers responded to the area of E. Washington Ave/Fair Oaks Ave for a suspicious … [read more]

September 18, 2017 9:02 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 09/17/2017 through 5:30 a.m. on 09/18/2017, MPD received 239 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. 1) NORTH: Disturbance – 8:25 a.m. Officers responded to a parking lot on Kennedy Heights after a caller reported observing … [read more]

September 17, 2017 10:09 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 09/16/2017 through 5:30 a.m. on 09/17/2017, MPD received 330 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. *It should be noted that the number of calls for service was down due to the fact that MPD was compelled to go to "Priority Calls … [read more]

September 16, 2017 9:35 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 09/15/2017 through 5:30 a.m. on 09/16/2017, MPD received 538 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. 1) WEST: Strong Arm Robbery – 3:34 a.m. Officers responded to the 3700 block of Hillcrest Drive for a subject/victim (21 year … [read more]

September 15, 2017 9:08 AM

Started my day at the Academy yesterday and it was strangely quiet given the fact that we have 32 new recruits and their collective voices could not be heard. I peeked my head into their classroom and saw the reminder notes about the gear requirements for the off-site training venue known as … [read more]

September 14, 2017 10:45 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 09/13/2017 through 5:30 a.m. on 09/14/2017, MPD received 454 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. 1) NORTH: Weapons Offense – 8:50 a.m. Officers responded to an anonymous tip regarding a student in possession of a weapon at a … [read more]

September 13, 2017 8:48 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 09/12/2017 through 5:30 a.m. on 09/13/2017, MPD received 499 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. 1) SOUTH: Death Investigation – 7:42 a.m. Officers were dispatched to a local hospital at the request of the Coroner regarding a … [read more]

September 12, 2017 1:01 PM

From 5:30 a.m. on 09/11/2017 through 5:30 a.m. on 09/12/2017, MPD received 439 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. 1) SOUTH: Burglary Non-Residential – 7:23 a.m. Officers responded to the 600 block of Post Road where multiple burglaries were … [read more]

September 11, 2017 9:01 AM

They come from far and wide: Palo Alto, Pittsburgh, East Lansing, Madison, and Dickeyville. Proficiencies in language include Spanish, Russian, Japanese, Arabic, Hmong and American Sign. Life experiences are vast: social worker, cops, librarian, teacher, intelligence specialist, fitness … [read more]

September 10, 2017 8:59 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 09/09/2017 through 5:30 a.m. on 09/10/2017, MPD received ­­­­465 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. 1) CENTRAL: Adult Arrested Person - 4:09 a.m. Officers responded to a building under construction in the 400 block of … [read more]

September 9, 2017 10:00 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 09/08/2017 through 5:30 a.m. on 09/09/2017, MPD received 488 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. 1) NORTH: Intoxicated Person – 7:01 a.m. Officers responded to Arizona Circle where an intoxicated subject (34 year old WM) … [read more]

September 8, 2017 10:40 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 09/07/2017 through 5:30 a.m. on 09/08/2017, MPD received 420 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. 1) WEST: Burglary/Check Property – 6:22 a.m. Officers responded to the 400 block of Grand Canyon Drive for a reported burglary … [read more]

September 7, 2017 1:49 PM

From 5:30 a.m. on 09/06/2017 through 5:30 a.m. on 09/07/2017, MPD received 476 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. 1) NORTH: Battery – 5:55 a.m. Officers responded to Wheeler Road for a report of a battery by a suspect (19 year old AAF) … [read more]

September 6, 2017 11:32 AM

As a preamble to today's blog of significant calls, I thought I would provide a brief review of our violence response initiative which started back in early August and tapered off before the Labor Day weekend. The Department engaged in an extensive problem solving initiative that was in … [read more]

September 5, 2017 10:28 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 09/04/2017 through 5:30 a.m. on 09/05/2017, MPD received 363 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. Certain calls have recurrent themes in terms of time and labor intensity. For example, when individuals are taken for an … [read more]

September 4, 2017 10:10 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 09/03/2017 through 5:30 a.m. on 09/04/2017, MPD received 384 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. 1) WEST: Disturbance – 6:14 a.m. Suspect (31 year old AAM) and victim (31 year old AAF) had been out together and returned to … [read more]

September 3, 2017 9:43 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 09/02/2017 through 5:30 a.m. on 09/03/2017, MPD received ­­438 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. 1) NORTH: Check Person – 6:23 a.m. Alert tone sounded and MPD as dispatched to the 2500 block of Brentwood Parkway. Caller … [read more]

September 2, 2017 8:10 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 09/01/2017 through 5:30 a.m. on 09/02/2017, MPD received 497 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. 1) NORTH: Disturbance – 10:15 a.m. Officers responded to the 4800 block of Hayes Road reference two adults fighting … [read more]

September 1, 2017 10:30 AM

Today marks the first operational kickoff to MARI (Madison Addiction Recovery Initiative). As we have seen, opiate addiction—particularly to heroin—has become a nationwide public health epidemic. Since 2013, Madison has had a 266% increase in heroin overdoses! And while the over-the-counter … [read more]

August 31, 2017 10:34 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 08/30/2017 through 5:30 a.m. on 08/31/2017, MPD received 454 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. Certain calls have recurrent themes in terms of time and labor intensity. For example, when individuals are taken for an … [read more]

August 30, 2017 9:06 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 08/29/2017 through 5:30 a.m. on 08/30/2017, MPD received 498 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. 1) EAST: Armed Robbery – 6:21 a.m. Officers responded to the 3200 block of E. Washington Ave for a reported armed robbery. The … [read more]

August 29, 2017 9:20 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 08/28/2017 through 5:30 a.m. on 08/29/2017, MPD received 461 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. 1) CENTRAL: Adult Arrested Person – 7:34 a.m. Officers responded to the 400 block of W. Wilson Street reference a domestic … [read more]

August 28, 2017 10:40 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 08/27/2017 through 5:30 a.m. on 08/28/2017, MPD received ­­­­374 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. 1) NORTH- Drug Incident - 8:53am. Officers responded to the 1900 block of Northport Dr with EMS for a report of a medical … [read more]

August 27, 2017 10:04 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 08/26/2017 through 5:30 a.m. on 08/27/2017, MPD received ­­­­375 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. 1) WEST: Fight - 7:35 a.m. Officers responded to Westbrook Cir for a caller's report of a fight occurring in the street. … [read more]

August 26, 2017 8:41 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 08/25/2017 through 5:30 a.m. on 08/26/2017, MPD received 494 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. 1) EAST: Adult Arrested Person – 5:47 a.m. At approximately 9:20 p.m., a 26 year old WM entered the bathroom of the BP on … [read more]

August 25, 2017 1:26 PM

Tonight we will celebrate another successful graduation of 24 students from our Latino Youth Academy (LYA). Two weeks ago, we completed commencement exercises for 24 students from our Black Youth Academy (BYA). The graduation starts with a dinner for graduates and their family followed by an … [read more]

August 24, 2017 8:37 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 08/23/2017 through 5:30 a.m. on 08/24/2017, MPD received 535 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. 1) CENTRAL: Death Investigation – 11:41 a.m. Officers responded to the 600 block of N. Carroll Street reference a suicidal … [read more]

August 23, 2017 8:45 AM

Yesterday, I spent a part of my day discussing one of our unsolved homicides with one of our Detective-Sergeant’s assigned to the Violent Crimes Unit (VCU). Tuesday (8/22) marked the anniversary of the homicide death of a 65-year-old victim, George L. Thomas. Thomas, a father of three, … [read more]

August 22, 2017 9:12 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 08/21/2017 through 5:30 a.m. on 08/22/2017, MPD received 485 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. Due to calls for service on 8/21, we had to go to priority calls only citywide from 11:15am-12:45pm. Our North District … [read more]

August 21, 2017 9:22 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 08/20/2017 through 5:30 a.m. on 08/21/2017, MPD received 386 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. 1) WEST: Found Person - 6:18am. Officers responded to Ritz Dr regarding a caller standing by with a subject (WM, 3yo) he had … [read more]

August 20, 2017 10:26 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 08/19/2017 through 5:30 a.m. on 08/20/2017, MPD received ­­­­350 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. 1) WEST: Missing Juvenile - 8:16 a.m. Complainant/mother responded to the West District station to report her 16 year old … [read more]

August 19, 2017 10:58 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 08/18/2017 through 5:30 a.m. on 08/19/2017, MPD received 518 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. 1) WEST: Property Found – 8:56 a.m. Officers responded to Adobe Way regarding found property. The caller discovered several … [read more]

August 18, 2017 9:04 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 08/17/2017 through 5:30 a.m. on 08/18/2017, MPD received 515 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. 1) NORTH: OMVWI Arrest/Intoxicated Driver – 9:24 a.m. Officers responded to a report of a single vehicle roll-over crash on … [read more]

August 17, 2017 9:15 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 08/16/2017 through 5:30 a.m. on 08/17/2017, MPD received 490 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. Certain calls have recurrent themes in terms of time and labor intensity. For example, when individuals are taken for an … [read more]

August 16, 2017 8:50 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 08/15/2017 through 5:30 a.m. on 08/16/2017, MPD received 496 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. Certain calls have recurrent themes in terms of time and labor intensity. For example, when individuals are taken for an … [read more]

August 15, 2017 8:36 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 08/14/2017 through 5:30 a.m. on 08/15/2017, MPD received 497 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. 1) SOUTH: Residential Burglary – 7:39 a.m. Officers were dispatched to Warner Lane for a burglary. Victim (44 year old MW) … [read more]

August 14, 2017 9:38 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 08/13/2017 through 5:30 a.m. on 08/14/2017, MPD received 369 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. 1) EAST: Disorderly Conduct – 6:15 a.m. Officers were dispatched to the 5500 block of Camden Road for a reported disturbance. … [read more]

August 13, 2017 10:55 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 08/12/2017 through 5:30 a.m. on 08/13/2017, MPD received 450 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. 1) SOUTH: Adult Arrested Person – 7:44 a.m. Officers responded to the 100 block of Olin Avenue. Complainant advised that her … [read more]

August 12, 2017 12:02 PM

From 5:30 a.m. on 08/11/2017 through 5:30 a.m. on 08/12/2017, MPD received 499 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. 1) WEST: Accident Hit and Run – 7:59 a.m. Officers were dispatched to the area of Mineral Point Rd/South Point Rd … [read more]

August 11, 2017 10:19 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 08/10/2017 through 5:30 a.m. on 08/11/2017, MPD received 494 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. 1) SOUTH: Weapons Offense Shots Fired – 2:15 a.m. Officers were dispatched to the area of University Ave/Forest St reference … [read more]

August 10, 2017 8:40 AM

During the past several weeks, we have been witness to sobering incidents involving individuals using guns for everything from “sending a message,” to damaging property, to causing bodily injury to people---including homicides. The rhyme or reasons for this rash of incidents defy logic, are … [read more]

August 9, 2017 8:24 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 08/08/2017 through 5:30 a.m. on 08/09/2017, MPD received 462 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. Certain calls have recurrent themes in terms of time and labor intensity. For example, when individuals are taken for an … [read more]

August 8, 2017 8:44 AM

Today’s preamble to the daily snapshot of significant calls consists of an open invitation to our constituents to come out to MPD’s National Night Out program this Thursday night! Our program is staged on the City’s south side at Leopold Park (2906 Traceway Drive) and runs from 5:30pm to 8:00pm. … [read more]

August 7, 2017 10:37 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 08/06/2017 through 5:30 a.m. on 08/07/2017, MPD received 314 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. 1) EAST: Domestic Disturbance – 6:09 a.m. Officers were dispatched to the 700 block of Pinecrest Drive for a domestic … [read more]

August 6, 2017 9:44 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 08/05/2017 through 5:30 a.m. on 08/06/2017, MPD received 434 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. 1) CENTRAL: Battery – 8:38 a.m. MPD was dispatched to the intersection of N. Frances Street and University Avenue for … [read more]

August 5, 2017 10:53 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 08/04/2017 through 5:30 a.m. on 08/05/2017, MPD received 490 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. 1) SOUTH: Assist EMS/Fire – 7:50 a.m. - Gas main was damaged in the 3300 block of Latham. MFD and MG&E requested assistance … [read more]

August 4, 2017 11:00 AM

Before getting into yesterday's "snapshot" of significant calls, I wanted to share with you a recent exercise that was shared with me by one of our CORE Officers (Police Officer Lore Vang). CORE is a grant-funded outreach effort by MPD as we attempt to work with our youth--particularly middle … [read more]

August 3, 2017 10:34 AM

As a preamble to today’s blog, I want to express two words: “hope” and “unity.” I am greatly encouraged by the collective outpouring of sentiments and actions that reflect our disdain for those who are attempting to lay siege to our community by their selfish, impulsive, reckless, and ruthless … [read more]

August 2, 2017 9:50 AM

From 5:30am on 08/01/2017 through 5:30am on 08/02/2017, MPD received 500 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. 1) NORTH: Overdose - 6:42am. Officers were sent to the 2600 block of Coolidge St. for a pulseless non-breathing (PNB) subject. Upon … [read more]

August 1, 2017 10:08 AM

Last night, I attended a West District community safety meeting. Hosted by the West command staff, invited guests in attendance included a number of alders (Alders Phair, King, Clear, Martin, and Skidmore) as well as representatives of various Westside neighborhood associations and neighborhood … [read more]

July 31, 2017 11:12 AM

Starting today, my blog will undergo some changes. While I will still provide occasional commentary on issues that I feel inclined to address, there will be a daily "snapshot" of some significant calls which have occurred from the previous day (starting at 5am) through 5am on the day of the … [read more]

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