Crime Prevention Safety Resources

The Madison Police Department has one Crime Prevention Officer, who provides individualized security surveys for homes or businesses as well as addressing other issues germane to property security. The Crime Prevention Officer also conducts presentations and trainings on personal safety and can provide information tailored to seniors and children. Additionally, the Crime Prevention Officer disseminates information on workplace violence and identity theft and is able to work with both individuals and organizations to customize training seminars.

August 11, 2015 11:09 AM

Be careful when using Craigslist for job opportunities. The latest scam starts with the victim contacting the possible employer for a position as a personal assistant.  The job would require that the victim receive mail and cash checks. What ended up happening was that the suspect would … [read more]

August 4, 2015 1:48 PM

The Madison Police Department Crime Prevention Safety Tip of the week. Wednesday, April 15th is long past us but this scam keeps showing up. This week we have seen an increase in the IRS scam. In this scam a voicemail message is left for you to call back the IRS at a specific … [read more]

May 8, 2015 4:36 PM

Since the beginning of this week there have been at least 14 theft from auto incidents in West District.  Many, if not all of the vehicles were left unlocked.  Low-value items were reported taken - sunglasses, spare change, etc.  Vehicles were entered during the overnight hours … [read more]

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