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  • Zero In Wisconsin

    Posted on Dec 5, 2016 | During the first eight deployments of WI Department of Transportation funded traffic safety grants, hundreds of traffic stops were made.   On November 2nd, the newly formed partnership between the Dane County Sheriff’s Office and the Madison Police Department traffic grant deployments was announced...
  • MPD to crack down on drunken motorists

    Posted on Nov 30, 2016 | To combat drunken driving, the Madison Police Department will join other law enforcement agencies throughout Wisconsin participating in the “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” national campaign from Dec. 15, 2016 to Jan. 1, 2017.   “Although drunken driving is 100 percent preventable, on average...
  • MPD delivering turkey baskets Sunday

    Posted on Nov 18, 2016 | MPD neighborhood officers are looking forward to joining forces with community volunteers Sunday as they go door to door delivering more than 120 turkey baskets to needy families. Caring staff members at the Goodman Community Center are helping coordinate the massive effort.   The “Turkey Transfer...
  • MPD's Mounted Unit welcomes new member

    Posted on Nov 17, 2016 | Cooper, the newest member of the MPD (and one of its largest!) will be introduced to the community Friday morning, November 18th, as he makes his first appearance as a Madison Police horse.   The four-year-old Percheron Gelding weighs in at some 1700 pounds, with a shoulder height of 5-feet-11-...

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