Crime Prevention

The Madison Police Department Crime Prevention Officer provides training to businesses, service groups, citizens, and other organizations in the City of Madison.

The goal of the Madison Police Department's Crime Prevention Unit is to provide programs and strategies to reduce crime and create community partners throughout Madison. Our trainings focus on methods used to prevent crime and encourage community engagement.

Trainings offered:

  • CPTED (Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design)
  • Neighborhood Watch
  • Security Audits
  • Planning and response to Active Shooter
  • Workplace Violence
  • Personal Safety
  • Scam Prevention
  • Computer Safety
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Trainings can be tailored to the need of the requesting organization.

For more information or to schedule training contact Crime Prevention Coordinator Rodney Wilson at rwilson@cityofmadison.com or (608) 266-4238 .

November 18, 2016 9:29 AM

With the winter chill in the air and the approaching holiday season, Madison Crime Prevention Unit has several tips for your safety. Your personal safety should always be on your mind when out shopping and in the public.  During the holiday season people are usually distracted by their … [read more]

October 11, 2016 1:41 PM

The Madison Police Department and Madison Area Crime Stoppers needs your help in identifying suspects in criminal damage and theft from vehicle cases. Over the last three months Madison’s East side has seen a dramatic increase in thefts from vehicles. Over this last weekend a BB gun was … [read more]

September 9, 2016 2:05 PM

Watch Wednesday is an opportunity for current Neighborhood Watch programs or those interested in Neighborhood Watch to learn about the start up process and how to sustain a successful program. Date: September 21st Time: 7pm – 9pm Location: Madison Police Department Training … [read more]

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