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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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