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

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 or (608) 266-4238 .

May 2, 2016 1:36 PM

CPTED stands for Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design. During the next three weeks I will share these concepts with you. The concepts involved in CPTED are Natural Access Control, Natural Surveillance, and Territorial Reinforcement. If you have questions about crime prevention … [read more]

April 19, 2016 9:06 AM

A new scam comes from the phone number of 360-234-2061. The suspect identifies himself as Dennis Gray.  He reports to be from the Treasury Department and that you may have legal action taken against you if you don't respond. Several key words that are used in this scam … [read more]

April 18, 2016 2:55 PM

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 burglaries. As a member of the Madison community remind your neighbors and friends to close and lock front and back … [read more]

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