Safe Communities

The City of Madison is an active partner with Safe Communities of Madison-Dane County, a non-profit coalition that brings together local public and private sector partners to save lives, prevent injuries and make our community safer.

Safe Communities promotes projects and programs with a demonstrated track record of saving lives. Our core areas of focus are our community's top causes of injury and injury-related death: Traffic Safety, Child Safety, Drug Poisoning Prevention, Falls Prevention, MedDrop, and Suicide Prevention.

January 17, 2017 11:30 AM

This week, January 16 through 20, has been declared "Adult School Crossing Guard Appreciation Week" by the state of Wisconsin! Now is a wonderful time to say thank you to those who devote a couple hours every day to keep our children safe. We all seem to know one or many of them and you may have … [read more]

August 31, 2016 8:13 AM

Madison Public Schools open soon for the 2016-17 school year. To help insure the safety of students walking to school or getting dropped off near schools, we would like to remind drivers to be particularly alert to crossings staffed by Adult School Crossing Guards. As a driver, if you are … [read more]

August 5, 2016 11:49 AM

CRASE, an intriguing acronym, stands for Civilian Response to Active Shooter Events. It's probably not something any of us ever imagined we could use. But now we know, these tragic, senseless events could happen anywhere, anytime. So we ask ourselves if there is anything we can do to prepare for … [read more]

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