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July 18, 2016 2:47 PM

It is often difficult to determine which agency is the “right” agency to call during times of need.  When you need police, that phone number decision should be easy!  Always use 911 when there is an emergency or a need for police for an event that is happening currently.  When you … [read more]

July 14, 2016 1:41 PM

Like crafts?  Love crafts?  Come and join Officer Amelia Levett to make a craft to take home!  Craft with a Cop is available today, August 11 and August 18, from 2pm-3pm at the Goodman South Madison Library.     [read more]

July 11, 2016 10:30 AM

As a reminder, there will be a community meeting tonight from 5:30p.m. to 7:00 p.m. to address the relocation of registered sex offender Joseph R. Schneider to 121 Sunnymeade Lane in Madison. The meeting will be in the Community Room of the South Police District and will provide information and … [read more]

July 3, 2016 12:12 PM

During June, the Madison Police Department addressed 2,914 incidents in the South District.  That is an average of 97 incidents per day (an increase of 12 incidents per day from May). Most incidents are calls for service from citizens.  These calls could be for reports of crime, but … [read more]

June 21, 2016 5:03 PM

Here are a few pictures from the Make Music Madison event at the South District today!  From 12pm-1pm we enjoyed music from Origami Incident – he was great!  Thanks to everyone who came to enjoy the beautiful weather and music...we also love our newly decorated sidewalk!  … [read more]

June 21, 2016 1:47 PM

What’s a Happy Tree?...At the beginning of the year, the South District “Happy Tree” was drawn on a dry erase board by an officer in our briefing room.  The Happy Tree serves as a daily visual reminder of some of the “wins” we have had so far in 2016.  Each time a South District Officer … [read more]

June 9, 2016 10:07 AM

Here are a few pictures from the 3rd Annual South Madison International Community Night...A week has gone by since this event was held last Thursday and I am still impressed with how the community came out in mass and with the great work the Urban League of Greater Madison, Wisconsin … [read more]

June 6, 2016 12:40 PM

As a reminder, there will be a community meeting tonight from 6p.m. to 7:30 p.m. to address the relocation of registered sex offender Robert T. Eagan to 121 Sunnymeade Lane in Madison. The meeting will be in the Atrium Community Room of the Villager Mall and will provide information and education … [read more]

June 2, 2016 9:45 AM

During May, the Madison Police Department addressed 2,653 incidents in the South District.  That is an average of 85 incidents per day. Most incidents are calls for service from citizens.  These calls could be for reports of crime, but could also be for non-criminal occurrences like … [read more]

June 2, 2016 8:54 AM

Here are a few pictures from last weekend's movie nights in South Madison!  Unfortunately the weather forced us to move indoors on Friday and Saturday, but we still had a good turnout to see "Shaun of the Sheep" and "Big Hero 6".  Thank you to everyone who joined us and a special thanks … [read more]

May 27, 2016 10:29 AM

Here are a few pictures from our Cops and Bobbers fishing event last Saturday at Wingra Park.  Thanks again to all of the parents and kids who joined us!  We had a great time with all of you! [read more]

May 17, 2016 10:06 AM

Reminder - This coming Saturday (May 21) at 12pm is your child's opportunity to fish with Madison cops.  Meet us in Wingra Park near the boat launch at noon and be ready to have fun and fish!  Wingra Park is located at 824 Knickerbocker Street.....we will provide the worms and fishing … [read more]

May 6, 2016 9:23 AM

South Madison residents and police continue to impress me every day.  Over the past two weeks, there have been many examples of residents and cops working with one another.  As this week winds down, I thought I would share a few recent pictures that really represent the great community … [read more]

May 2, 2016 9:41 AM

During April, the Madison Police Department addressed 2,555 incidents in the South District.  That is an average of 85 incidents per day. Most incidents are calls for service from citizens.  These calls could be for reports of crime, but could also be for non-criminal occurrences … [read more]

April 28, 2016 1:29 PM

South District Officers joined some 4th graders for the "Lincoln Fun Run" this week.  Officers provided a bike escort for the young runners and even participated in some Zumba exercises! Thanks to the students and staff at Lincoln Elementary for a fun afternoon! [read more]

April 15, 2016 11:19 AM

South District Officers enjoyed conversation and some board games with residents of the Seven Oaks Apartments this week.  This was the first "Chat with a Cop" event at Seven Oaks, but these informal events are now a regular occurrence in a number of locations throughout the South … [read more]

April 4, 2016 10:36 AM

During March, the Madison Police Department addressed 2,519 incidents in the South District.  That is an average of 81 incidents per day. Most incidents are calls for service from citizens.  These calls could be for reports of crime, but could also be for non-criminal occurrences … [read more]

March 31, 2016 3:46 PM

South District officers enjoyed attending our first "Fireside Five-Oh" chat last night at a home on Keyes Avenue.  Thank you again to our hosts and to everyone who attended! What is a "Fireside Five-Oh"?  “Fireside Five-Oh” is a lot of things…it is a chat, a party, a conversation and … [read more]

March 19, 2016 11:57 AM

Residents of the Southridge Village Apartments and some South District officers enjoyed conversation and some fresh breakfast together this morning!  Neighborhood Officer Scott Beckfield did the cooking and the apartment management company provided the delicious breakfast food.  Thanks … [read more]

March 16, 2016 1:02 PM

Yesterday afternoon, members of the REACH-A-Child organization stopped by the South Police District to deliver “REACH BAGS” filled with books for children in crisis.  Chief Koval was there to accept the generous donation along with members of each police district station.  With this … [read more]

March 2, 2016 1:30 PM

A few of you have asked to see the number of incidents in the South District each month.  Moving forward, I will try to share this incident data with you each month.  During February, the Madison Police Department addressed 2,349 incidents in the South District.  That is an average … [read more]

February 28, 2016 3:31 PM

Don't forget about your opportunity to hear from Chief Koval this coming Wednesday, March 2nd from 6:00pm - 7:30pm at the South Police District.  We will be in the Community Room for an informal gathering where you can hear updates from the Chief and ask him questions that are important to … [read more]

February 24, 2016 9:25 AM

Officers from the South District Community Policing Team (CPT) were out last weekend canvassing neighborhoods that were hit by recent thefts from autos.  Officers put flyers on cars to remind residents to keep their cars locked and to hide valuables when cars are left parked.  The South … [read more]

February 21, 2016 12:56 PM

Chief Koval's Community Forum in the South District is just a little more than one week away!  Please join us in the Community Room of the South Police District Station at 825 Hughes Place on Wednesday, March 2nd from 6:00pm - 7:30pm. This is an informal gathering and an opportunity to … [read more]

February 15, 2016 9:30 AM

The South District has started an Officer Liaison program in 2016.  In the coming weeks, South District Patrol Officers will be reaching out to their assigned neighborhood associations, schools, churches, or other assigned areas.  Liaisons will serve as a primary point of contact for … [read more]

January 26, 2016 4:34 PM

There have recently been a number of overnight thefts from autos in the South District and a majority of the incidents have involved cars that were left unlocked.  Crime prevention requires a team approach with efforts from both the police and the community.  Please consider the … [read more]

January 13, 2016 8:35 AM

Last week I took over as Captain of the South District after the recent retirement of Captain Joe Balles.  Captain Balles left behind some big shoes to fill, but I am eager to take on the challenge of leading a district filled with such talented officers. I am attending my first two … [read more]

November 14, 2015 9:07 AM

It is that time of year when each of the Madison Police Department districts seek out feedback from residents.  Below is a link to this year's on line survey.   Please take a few moments to click on the below link and let us know how you feel about the quality of life in your … [read more]

November 2, 2015 10:02 AM

On Wednesday evening, October 28th, South District Community Policing Team Officer Molly Jean Thomson conducted "Active Shooter Preparedness Training" for faith community leaders located within the South District.  One of the roles MPD Community Policing Teams undertake is community outreach … [read more]

October 28, 2015 1:49 PM

   Last Thursday evening, October 22nd, Dane County Human Services (DCHS) held their annual Joining Forces for Families Celebration at the Goodman Community Center.   Also referred to as the "Annual Academy Awards for Social Work" by long time DCHS Manager Ron Chance, this JFF … [read more]

October 15, 2015 4:47 PM

Just a final to all regarding Chief Koval's Community Forum at Centro Hispano this Thursday night, November 5th, from 6p-7:30p.  Please come and join MPD Police Chief Mike Koval and staff from the MPD South Police District for a "town hall" style discussion at Centro Hispano.  Officers … [read more]

September 27, 2015 8:33 PM

       Every year, many persons in our Madison community become a victim of a violent crime. Yet often times, many victims simply are not aware of the many resourses which exist in the community to support them at this critical time in their lives.  On Tuesday … [read more]

September 9, 2015 10:18 AM

  Early Tuesday morning, 09/08/15 @ 3:06 a.m., MPD officers responded to 3200 block of Waunona Way (lake side) for a burglary which was possibly in progress.  The owner of the home was monitoring his home while away via an internal security camera and called 911 to report someone in the … [read more]

July 30, 2015 3:37 PM

Just a reminder... Madison's longest running National Night Out event will be held once again this Tuesday night, August 4th, at Penn Park.  Join the Brams Addition Neighborhood, Club TNT, Penn Park Partners, Southside Raiders, and many other South Madison Neighborhood Associations as … [read more]

July 8, 2015 12:35 PM

On Saturday July 18th, the MPD's South Police District is honored to be one of the sites for "Strollin South Park Street."   This all day, multiple venue jazz music event is being organized by "Jazz in Madison" and the "Social Innovations for Non-Profits" organizations.   … [read more]

June 24, 2015 1:20 PM

On Saturday night (June 27th), a new fireworks show will debut on Lake Monona called "Shake the Lake."  The MPD's Central Police District under the command of Captain Carl Gloede has been playing the lead role in working with event organizers to insure a safe and orderly … [read more]

June 17, 2015 12:47 PM

This Saturday, June 20th, local community leaders from "Kujichagulia" and the Madison Center for Self Determination have once again organized a "Juneteenth Day" celebration.  There is actually a number of different events taking place around Juneteenth Day, but two of the main features of … [read more]

June 10, 2015 4:08 PM

   It has been a very busy year so far for the Madison Police Department.   With the school year now ending and summer beginning, Police Chief Mike Koval wants to get out and about and hear what is on your mind.  The South Police District spring, community forum with … [read more]

June 10, 2015 12:11 PM

One of the great things about policing Madison's South Police District is the abundance of green space and open water we are able to take in everyday as we protect and serve.  On Saturday, June 27th, the Union Sportsmen's Alliance will be hosting a "Take Kids Fishing Day" at Vilas Park on … [read more]

June 4, 2015 10:32 AM

Our community spends millions of dollars each year to make sure Madison remains a safe community with a high quality of life for all.  Say what you want about the various strategies and means we undertake to pursue these goals, one thing is a given.  Reading increases literacy; higher … [read more]

June 2, 2015 11:27 AM

   Tuesday night fun continues through out the summer at Olin Turville Park as the Friends of Olin Turvile (FOOT) in partnership with MPD kick of "Yoga" classes tonight.   MPD Detective Samantha Kellogg will be your lead yoga instructor tonight and a number of other Tuesday … [read more]

May 19, 2015 1:13 PM

Friends of Olin Turville are holding another, FREE, concert tonight at the Olin-Turville Park shelter featuring Cris Plata.  Music starts at 6p.m.   Beautiful night, bring a jacket, enjoy the Lake Monona view and a walk through the Olin Turville Conservancy. [read more]

May 4, 2015 11:30 AM

   About six or seven years ago, a beautiful wooded area along the shores of Lake Monona became the focus of the South District Community Policing Team.  For decades, the Olin Turville Conservancy was not the most welcoming place to visit.  A segment of the community had … [read more]

April 29, 2015 3:19 PM

On Tuesday, residents of the Parkside Apartment Building and members of the South District Community Police Team joined Triangle Neighborhood Officer Kim Alan in adding flower boxes to the top six floors of the building at 245 S. Park St. This project grew out of the partnership between … [read more]

April 23, 2015 5:13 PM

    Below is a "shout out" from MPD South District Neighborhood Officer Kimberly Alan.  Officer Alan has been serving the residents of the "Triangle" neighborhood for two years now.  Read her update below and you'll see how involved, committed and connected MPD … [read more]

April 14, 2015 11:01 AM

 On Saturday morning, April 11th, at 2:12 a.m., an unknown white male was captured by exterior security cameras intentionally causing damage to the Beth Israel Center at 1406 Mound Street.  MPD South District Detective Roger Baker is assigned to follow up on this potential hate … [read more]

April 2, 2015 9:46 AM

     In February, each of the MPD's police district recieved a new "Neighborhood Resource Officer" (NRO) position after being approved in the 2015 City of Madison Operating Budget.  These new NRO position were the vision of Police Chief Mike Koval and were a top priority … [read more]

March 18, 2015 11:06 AM

This Saturday, March 21st, 15 Madison police officers will be heading to the West High School basketball court to test their skill set against some of the best "ballers" from the Memorial, West and LaFollette varsity basketball teams.  Tip off is scheduled for 1:00 p.m.  Cap Times … [read more]

February 26, 2015 9:08 AM

In collaboration with Pastor Alex Gee's Nehemiah organization, Chief Koval has put out a call for a cast of MPD officers to assemble and begin preparing for the inaugural "Play it Forward" all-star basketball game.  This "epic battle" will pit aging MPD basketball "all stars" against some of … [read more]

February 16, 2015 3:03 PM

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January 27, 2015 4:20 PM

   We have just finalized details for Police Chief Mike Koval's first 2015 "Community Forum" in the South Police District.  We are please to announce today our next community forum will be hosted by the Catholic Multicultural Center, 1862 Beld Street, on Thursday evening, … [read more]

December 22, 2014 10:58 AM

  This morning South District officers have been responding to numerous "Theft from Auto" complaints in the Dudgeon-Monroe neighborhood.   So far this month, we have recieved over 30 "Theft from Auto" complaints, and 50 since November 1st (full listing below). Please be on the look out for … [read more]

November 6, 2014 2:12 PM

It is that time of year when each of the Madison Police Department districts seek out feedback from residents.  Below is a link to this year's on line survey.   Please take a few moments to click on the below link and let us know how you feel about the quality of life in your neighborhood.  … [read more]

November 5, 2014 7:57 AM

Tonight (Wed Nov 5th) from 5p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Dane County Human Services will be holding a "Community Restorative Court" stakeholder's meeting at the Madison Urban League on S Park Street.  Please stop by and learn more about this exciting new project as it continues to develop and how you can … [read more]

October 31, 2014 2:11 PM

Lisa King, Program Coordinator at the Bayview Community Center, receives five bicycles from Neighborhood Officer Kimberly Alan and Madison Police Bike Recovery Specialist Beck Mugford. The five bikes had been marked for auction after they could not be reunited with their original owners. … [read more]

September 29, 2014 2:51 PM

    The 5th annual 5K Brittany Zimmermann Run will be held this coming Saturday, October 4th, at 2p.m.  The race will start and end on the Edgewood College campus.   All proceeds raised go toward Madison Area Crimestoppers.  Still not too late to register or volunteer … [read more]

September 29, 2014 2:51 PM

    The 5th annual 5K Brittany Zimmermann Run will be held this coming Saturday, October 4th, at 2p.m.  The race will start and end on the Edgewood College campus.   All proceeds raised go toward Madison Area Crimestoppers.  Still not too late to register or volunteer … [read more]

September 18, 2014 10:14 AM

   Next week, MPD Police Chief Mike Koval will be holding two "community forums" in the South Police District. The purpose of these forums are for Chief Koval to hear directly from the people of Madison anything you might want to share about the Madison Police Department and the safety of our … [read more]

September 15, 2014 2:49 PM

   Detectives from the MPD's South Police District are trying to locate a BLACK SUV vehicle similar to a Jeep Commander which may freqent the Coho Drive - Post Road area.  Shortly after 7:00 a.m. on Friday morning September 5th, unknown individuals fired gunshots from a vehicle similar to this … [read more]

September 15, 2014 2:49 PM

   Detectives from the MPD's South Police District are trying to locate a BLACK SUV vehicle similar to a Jeep Commander which may freqent the Coho Drive - Post Road area.  Shortly after 7:00 a.m. on Friday morning September 5th, unknown individuals fired gunshots from a vehicle similar to this … [read more]

August 21, 2014 11:12 AM

The MPD's South District is again this week advising residents in the Baycreek, Monona Bay and Greenbush neighborhoods that we are seeing an increase in Theft from Autos in your area.  Victim vehicles have been parked both on the street and in private driveways.  Most times the vehicles have … [read more]

August 18, 2014 3:56 PM

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August 18, 2014 3:09 PM

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August 13, 2014 4:47 PM

Some of Madison's smallest residents took pictures, received cards and pet two of Madison's largest officers Wednesday afternoon in the parking lot of the Bayview Community Center in the Triangle Neighborhood of Madison. The mounted patrol teams pictured are, starting from the left, … [read more]

August 13, 2014 10:11 AM

   During the month of September, MPD Police Chief Mike Koval will be holding a number of "community forums" in all five MPD police districts. The purpose of these forums are for Chief Koval to hear directly from the people of Madison anything you might want to share about the Madison Police … [read more]

August 12, 2014 4:19 PM

   On Tuesday afternoon, officers from the MPD South District, South Distirct Community Policing Team and Federal agents from the U.S. Marshall's Service, arrested Van C. Jackson, 29 yoa, on several outstanding felony bench warrants from Dane County Circuit Court.   Mr. Jackson was pulled from … [read more]

August 11, 2014 3:36 PM

To All, Saturday, August 16th is going to busy day in and around Camp Randall with the following events. Madison Mini Marathon This is not an athletic department event, however, the local area around the stadium is going to be impacted. Runners are expected in the following areas … [read more]

August 6, 2014 11:18 AM

  On Saturday August 2, from 9a.m. to 1p.m., MPD Amigo En Azul officers organized and held a "Car Safety Clinic" in the parking lot of JC Wright Middle School, 1717 Fish Hatchery Road.  The purpose of this anual event is to enable MPD officers to inspect family car seats and insure they are … [read more]

July 30, 2014 2:33 PM

    Recently, there have been several incidents wherean unkown person has made entry into unlocked cars in the Gilson Street area.  Items taken include coins, small electronics and other misc. items.  Residents are reminded to not keep valuables in plain sight within their vehicles.  Residents … [read more]

July 16, 2014 4:16 PM

Mid day today, MPD started searching for the below 74 year old, Stephen Nelsen who walked away from his home in the 3600 block of Nakoma Road.  Mr. Nelsen suffers from dementia and is a former UW Madison professor.  Our K9 Unit believes they tracked him to the intersection of Monroe and Regent … [read more]

June 16, 2014 3:48 PM

For the past two Tuesday afternoons, Brittingham Park at 700 W. Washington Avenue is now the scene of a new event drawing more people into this beautiful setting on Monona Bay.   Bayview-Braxton Neighborhood Officer Kim Alan over the past several months has worked with "Triangle" residents, … [read more]

May 16, 2014 8:08 PM

Neighborhood Ofc. Kimberly Alan and Ofc. Amelia Levett along with CDA staff helped fifteen Triangle Neighborhood residents rehabilitate their community garden located near 755 Braxton Pl. on Friday, May 16th. Despite predictions of rain, the group was able to hang a new gate and line the … [read more]

May 5, 2014 2:47 PM

   Once again this year, the MPD South District is happy to be a part of this annual free concert series organized by the Friends of Olin-Turville (FOOT).   A number of years ago, members of the South District Community Policing Team reached out to residents in the Baycreek Neighborhood to rid … [read more]

April 21, 2014 4:34 PM

   This afternoon Madison Police officers were involved in a high speed pursuit of a subject wanted on an outstanding felony warrant.   The suspect vehicle was first observed in the area of 2500 Chamberlin Avenue and the pursuit continued for several minutes throughout the near west and … [read more]

April 10, 2014 2:11 PM

  In the early morning hours of October 3, 2013, Lamontez White, 30 yoa, was shot and killed by an unkown person (or persons) while in a ground floor apartment at 2305 Fish Hatchery Road.   Several persons, mostly family, were present in the apartment at the time Lamontez was shot and killed, … [read more]

April 7, 2014 3:37 PM

   Back in 2009, a group of Wisconsin residents who live in mobile home communities approached the Wisconsin Legislature and were able to create a provision in Wisconsin Statutes 349.03(5) allowing poltical subdivisions (e.g. cities) to enter into municipal service contracts with the owners … [read more]

March 26, 2014 10:26 AM

   In August of last year, Officer Kim Alan volunteered to serve as the South District's Neighborhood Police Officer in the Bayview-Braxton-Brittingham Park area.   One of the projects she immediately started to assist with was the newly established "community garden" in Brittingham Park.   … [read more]

March 13, 2014 5:48 PM

On Tuesday evening, March 11th, the Leopold and Arbor Hills Neighborhood Associations held an "Open House" at Leopold School for area residents.   Over the past two years, these neighborhood assications, the City's Neighborhood Resource Team and city officials from Fitchburg have collaborated … [read more]

February 13, 2014 3:51 PM

Ski Capitol-view, candlelit trails in beautiful Turville Point Conservation Park this Saturday night (Feb 15th) from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.  Enjoy free hot chocolate courtesy of Barriques; a warming fire, local drumming and s'more fixins. If you're already out and about for Madison Winter … [read more]

February 10, 2014 9:27 AM

South and East Districts get special attention this week The Madison Police Department’s Traffic Enforcement Safety Team (T.E.S.T.), in addition to other enforcement efforts, will be specifically addressing traffic violations this week in the following areas:    •Tuesday, February … [read more]

February 5, 2014 10:47 AM

Residents in the Arbor Hills and Leopold neighborhoods are asked to be on the look out for an "older, darker four door vehicle" being operated by a "larger black male in his 20's or early 30's."   This past Monday, a mother of a 17 year old daughter called 911 and described to a South District … [read more]

January 22, 2014 3:09 PM

   Tonight, (Jan 22, 2014), residents from the Arbor Hills and Leopold neighborhoods will be hosting a "farewell party" to MPD Officer Deon Johnson who has served as the "Neighborhood Police Officer" since February 2010.   Officer Johnson was assigned to this newly created position at a time … [read more]

January 12, 2014 2:25 PM

  On Saturday January 11th, shortly before 10:00 p.m., an alert South District officer observed a Ford Expedition vehicle driving erratically as the vehicle exited the W Beltline Highway in the area of the frontage road and Todd Drive. The officer quickly realized this vehicle was a stolen … [read more]

December 23, 2013 9:25 AM

Early Saturday morning (Dec 21 at 12:55 a.m.), South District officers responded to an apartment near the intersection of S Randall and Mound Street for an unknown individual pounding on the exterior door and incessantly ringing the door bell. The three residents live in an upstairs apartment … [read more]

December 23, 2013 9:24 AM

Early Saturday morning (Dec 21 at 12:55 a.m.), South District officers responded to an apartment near the intersection of S Randall and Mound Street for an unknown individual pounding at on the exterior door and incessantly ringing the door bell. The three residents lived in an upstairs … [read more]

November 18, 2013 4:21 PM

   Each year about this time, the five Madison Police district captains seek out residents who live in their respective districts requesting assistance in completing an on line "community survey."   In order for us to improve our service and make sure we are addressing neighborhood concerns … [read more]

November 6, 2013 11:31 AM

  A few months ago, the Madison Police Department was contacted by the Vera Institute of Justice out of New York City inviting us to participate in their 2013 "Police Station Visitors Week" program (http://www.vera.org/project/police-station-visitors-week).   The Vera Institute, in conjunction … [read more]

November 1, 2013 12:56 PM

Over the past two months, I have made a number of posts to this South District,blotter, and sent out a number of e-mails to neighborhood groups, regarding an uptick in burglaries and robberies in the Greenbush, Vilas and Regent St neighborhoods. Last week, many of you probably saw media … [read more]

October 16, 2013 2:59 PM

   The below listed individual, (James C. Morgan), is a registered sex offender with the Wisconsin Department of Corrections.  The Madison Police Department was recently notified that Mr. Morgan will be moving into 1610 Gilson Street, Apt. #B, in the Baycreek neighborhood on November 1, … [read more]

September 25, 2013 11:32 AM

 The MPD South and Central Districts, along with the UW Madison Police Department, are working together in our efforts to stop and apprehend those responsible for the recent rash of crime in the neighborhoods adjacent to the UW and Edgewood campuses. The South District is currently looking at … [read more]

September 11, 2013 12:15 PM

Over the past three days, two, off campus, college student housing residences have been forcibly entered by armed intruders. The first incident took place on Sunday evening (09-08-13) at 11:13 p.m in the 1200 block of Vilas Avenue (Greenbush neighborhood). In this incident, two young male … [read more]

September 9, 2013 9:47 AM

    District 14 Alder John Strasser has advised the community meeting scheduled for tonight at the Labor Temple on S. Park Street has been officially cancelled.  This weekend, Catholic Charities announced their decision to withdraw plans to re-locate some of their offices and the Hope Haven … [read more]

August 21, 2013 3:00 PM

  On Thursday afternoon, August 22nd, from 2:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m., officers from the South District Community Policing Team will be co-hosting a "summer picnic" at the Lake Point Terrace Apartments, 1700 Lake Point Drive.  The Lake Point Terrace Apartments, TFM Properties (Munz family) and the … [read more]

August 15, 2013 10:17 AM

Looking for some good entertainment, good food and great community spirit this weekend ?  Consider stopping by the 29th annual Triangle Ethnic Fest presented by the Bayview Foundation this coming Sunday, August 18, from 11a.m.-6p.m.  Every year, many small and not so small businesses step … [read more]

August 14, 2013 12:52 PM

On Monday afternoon (08/13/13), several residents from the Baycreek neighborhood called 911 when they saw South District officers chasing a young man through the Van Duesen and Colby Street areas.  Below is a link to MPD PIO Joel Despain's detailed press release about this incident which led … [read more]

August 2, 2013 11:23 AM

On Thursday morning August 1, 2013, the Madison Police Department invited leaders from the Madison and Dane County Latino community to a forum at the South District.  Over the past three years, the MPD has annually invited specific individuals who have been active in the Latino community, or … [read more]

July 10, 2013 2:02 PM

  The Madison Police Department's Public Information Office is fortunate to have Ms. Cassidy McDonald from the University of Notre Dame interning with us this summer. Please take a moment to watch this short video report put together by Ms. McDonald reviewing some of the past problems at Penn … [read more]

July 10, 2013 10:53 AM

  Over the past many years, especially during the summer, Penn Park is often the location for fights, disturbances, gambling and low level drug dealing. Once in a while, these matters escalate into more significant, violent incidents involving weapons, injuries or both. The Brams Addition … [read more]

June 17, 2013 4:31 PM

See the below updated press release for further information related to the work of South District detectives on this case. https://www.cityofmadison.com/police/newsroom/incidentreports/incident.cfm?id=14422   [read more]

June 6, 2013 8:57 AM

Starting today through this weekend (June 6-8), Special Olympics of Wisconsin will be holding their annual statewide competition in Stevens Point (http://www.specialolympicswisconsin.org/)., This morning, law enforcement officers from across the State of Wisconsin, including here in Madison, … [read more]

May 8, 2013 1:14 PM

Tonight marks the start of the third annual Olin Park Concert Series, presented by FOOT - the Friends of Olin-Turville - in partnership with the Madison Parks Department and the Madison Police Department. These weekly concerts, held in the Olin Park Pavillion, are free and appropriate for … [read more]

May 6, 2013 10:49 AM

Thanks to everyone who came out Wednesday night to hear the "Getaway Drivers" at the Friends of Olin Turville's first community concert of the year at the Olin Park Shelter.  A shout out to our friends at WKOW-TV as well for this great story they aired last night at 10:00 p.m. on the … [read more]

May 3, 2013 1:15 PM

When:  May 11, 9am - 12pm (This event will be held rain or shine. The building will be used if it rains. Bathrooms indoors available to all.) Where: 1702 S. Park St (the old Thorstad's lot at Wingra Creek and S. Park St) Stop by this free clinic to see if your car seat is installed … [read more]

May 1, 2013 2:53 PM

   On Tuesday evening, April 30th, over 40 persons who own or manage rental property in South Madison met with City of Madison staff at the Bonfyre American Grill, 2601 W Beltline Highway.  The meeting was organized and facilitated by the MPD's Arbor Hills - … [read more]

April 11, 2013 3:38 PM

    Begining this Saturday night, the Taft Street Boys n Girls Club will be hosting evening activities for assorted ages.  Early evening will be "rap battles and freestyle cyphers"...   from 9pm - 11pm will be "men's basketball" for those 18 years … [read more]

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