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  • Citizens Give Thanks

    Posted on Dec 30, 2014 | This news release will likely not make headlines, but as we embark upon the New Year, officers of the MPD would like to express their gratitude to those in the community who have reached out to the men and women of this department over the past week. Your words mean a great deal to those who have...
  • Armed Robbery Suspects In Custody

    Posted on Dec 1, 2014 | Madison Police officers, working in partnership with the Middleton Police Department, took two suspects into custody last Wednesday immediately following an armed robbery at Klinke Cleaners, 1003 North Gammon Rd. Mr. “Jack” Ikegwuonu, age 28, and his twin brother, Mr. William Ikegwuonu, were...
  • Robbery Spree Cracked

    Posted on Nov 25, 2014 | MPD and Middleton Police detectives have connected three men to a series of recent armed robberies. Information gleaned in the investigation indicates much of the money taken was used to buy drugs to include heroin.   Arrested are:     William L. Christian, age 28, no permanent address, is charged...
  • Freakfest 2014

    Posted on Nov 6, 2014 | MPD is pleased with the behavior of the vast majority of those who were downtown for Freakfest 2014; however, the sheer number of celebrants in this size of event always gives the department reason for pause and concern.   Ticket sales were estimated at around 35,000, but the MPD estimates the true...
  • Keeping Our Children Safe

    Posted on Nov 5, 2014 | City of Madison crossing guards say they - and the children they’re protecting – are being placed in increasingly dangerous situations because of drivers who are breaking the law.   So far 256 citations for “failure to yield to adult school crossing guard” have been issued this year. That compares...

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