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 .

February 1, 2016 11:00 AM

The Madison Police Department Crime Prevention Safety Tip of the week. This time of year it is a good idea to check your credit card charges and confirm that there are no suspicious charges or transactions. It is also a good time to change online passwords while you are checking your … [read more]

January 28, 2016 9:51 AM

The Madison Police Department Crime Prevention Safety Tip of the week. We need your help.  The Madison Police Department and your neighbors need your help in stopping the ongoing theft from unlocked vehicles. Remember to lock your car.  Lock your car, close your garage door, … [read more]

November 23, 2015 8:50 AM

Remember to be aware of your surroundings. Remember not to expose your cash or credit cards before or past the point of purchase. Don't set your wallet down without keeping a hand on it. Many people forget and leave their wallets at the register. Electronic items like phones and tablets … [read more]

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