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  • Click It or Ticket

    Posted on May 19, 2016 | The Madison Police Department will join hundreds of other law enforcement agencies throughout Wisconsin for the annual Click It or Ticket safety belt enforcement campaign from May 23 to June 5.   “We are serious about safety belt enforcement because far too many unbuckled drivers and passengers are...
  • MPD to increase patrols this week

    Posted on Mar 14, 2016 | The Madison Police Department will be deploying extra officers on and around the weekend of the upcoming St. Patrick’s Day in order to focus on impaired driving, speed enforcement and seat belt violations.   Traditionally, this weekend has been a time of increased alcohol impaired driving and...
  • A disappointing decision

    Posted on Mar 1, 2016 | MPD recently learned that our law suit seeking to have the Mendota Mental Health Institute (MMHI) as our primary treatment facility for adult males who have been placed in protective custody under a petition for emergency detention (E.D) was not successful.  As a result of the order issued by Judge...

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