South District Blotter

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October 18, 2017 8:20 AM

This Saturday - please join artists from Dane Arts Mural Arts, neighbors and officers, at the South District Station to begin painting a mural in our community room! This is a space used by many people in South Madison, so we are extremely excited with this project that will celebrate our … [read more]

October 2, 2017 3:05 PM

During September, the MPD addressed 2,844 incidents in the South District. That is an average of almost 95 incidents per day (an increase from August). 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]

October 1, 2017 1:42 PM

We need to hear from you! Below is a link to this year's survey for the South Police District. Please take a few moments to click on the below link and let us know your thoughts: http://www.surveymonkey.com/r/MPDSOUTH2017 I read all of the written commentary you submit to us via this … [read more]

September 14, 2017 2:28 PM

Register today for the 2017 Mayor's Neighborhood Roundtable event, Saturday, October 7 from 8:00 a.m. (registration), 9am – to 12:00 p.m. (program) at the Monona Terrace Community and Convention Center, One John Nolen Drive, Madison, WI. This is a free event. Onsite childcare and language … [read more]

September 1, 2017 12:37 PM

During August, the MPD addressed 2,787 incidents in the South District. That is an average of almost 90 incidents per day (similar to June and July). 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]

August 7, 2017 10:44 AM

Please join us this Thursday at Leopold Park from 5:30pm-8pm for Madison’s National Night Out! This year’s theme is “A Call for Peace” and we will all enjoy food, music, speakers, giveaways, fun activities for kids, community booths and police and fire equipment and vehicles on display. This is … [read more]

August 1, 2017 1:16 PM

During July, the MPD addressed 2,818 incidents in the South District. That is an average of almost 91 incidents per day (similar to June). 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 traffic … [read more]

July 1, 2017 11:45 AM

During June, the MPD addressed 2,720 incidents in the South District. That is an average of almost 91 incidents per day (down slightly from this past May). Most incidents are calls for service from citizens. These calls could be for reports of crime, but could also be for non-criminal … [read more]

June 5, 2017 9:45 AM

During May, the MPD addressed 2,919 incidents in the South District. That is an average of almost 94 incidents per day (up almost 10 incidents per day from April). Most incidents are calls for service from citizens. These calls could be for reports of crime, but could also be for non-criminal … [read more]

May 1, 2017 12:44 PM

During April, the MPD addressed 2,555 incidents in the South District. That is an average of almost 85 incidents per day (up slightly from March). 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]

April 26, 2017 10:07 AM

Free Movie Fridays are returning to South Madison! Please see the below flyer for your opportunity to enjoy a movie and popcorn with your neighbors and officers. All movies are FREE and open to the public. All children attending must be accompanied/supervised by an adult. Free Movie Fridays … [read more]

April 7, 2017 1:47 PM

During March, the MPD addressed 2,408 incidents in the South District. That is an average of almost 78 incidents per day (down slightly from February and March 2016). Most incidents are calls for service from citizens. These calls could be for reports of crime, but could also be for … [read more]

March 23, 2017 12:58 PM

The South District is continuing our Officer Liaison program in 2017. South District Patrol Officers will soon be reaching out to their assigned neighborhood associations, schools, churches, or other assigned areas. Liaisons will serve as a primary point of contact for any neighborhood or … [read more]

March 8, 2017 11:43 AM

As many of you know, the OIR Group is currently conducting a comprehensive outside review of the MPD. They are working to identify our strengths and areas for potential improvement and would like to hear from as many Madison residents as possible. Below is a link to a short survey so that you … [read more]

March 1, 2017 11:44 AM

During February, the MPD addressed 2,327 incidents in the South District. That is an average of almost 83 incidents per day (up slightly from January). 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]

February 14, 2017 9:36 PM

Our annual "shift change" is now a couple of weeks behind us and new officers and detectives are settling in at the South District. "Shift Change" is an annual event within MPD, where officers and detectives move to their chosen districts and shifts for the year. We have many returning people … [read more]

February 1, 2017 4:59 PM

During January, the MPD addressed 2,316 incidents in the South District. That is an average of almost 75 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 traffic crashes, civil … [read more]

January 22, 2017 9:17 AM

There will be a community meeting this coming Tuesday night from 5:30p.m. to 7:00 p.m. to address the relocation of registered sex offender Richard A. Slade 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]

January 1, 2017 3:35 PM

During December, the MPD addressed 2,340 incidents in the South District. That is an average of just over 75 incidents per day – a decrease from both October and November. Most incidents are calls for service from citizens. These calls could be for reports of crime, but could also be for … [read more]

December 16, 2016 11:35 AM

As part of our 2016 South District goal to "Be engaged with the community", we set out to complete a comprehensive assessment of the Moorland Road neighborhood. That neighborhood has been without a viable association for a number of years now and communication between property owners, residents … [read more]

December 4, 2016 11:00 AM

During October, the MPD addressed 2,834 incidents in the South District. There was a welcome decrease in the South District in November with 2,502 incidents. That is an average of just over 91 incidents per day in October and a little more than 83 incidents per day in November. Most … [read more]

October 14, 2016 11:55 AM

As a reminder - Chief Koval's Community Forum in the South District is next Monday night! Please plan to join us in the Atrium of the Villager Mall at 2300 S. Park Street on Monday, October 17 from 6:00pm - 7:30pm. Members of the South District will also be in attendance. This is an … [read more]

October 12, 2016 5:25 PM

The Public Safety Review Committee is going to meet tomorrow, Thursday, October 13 at the Goodman South Madison Library (2222 S. Park Street) from 5pm-7pm. This is an interesting opportunity to listen in on issues of public safety. Please consider attending and representing South … [read more]

October 2, 2016 7:13 PM

September was a busy month in the South Police District. During September, the MPD addressed 2,932 incidents in the South District. That is an average of just over 94 incidents per day. Most incidents are calls for service from citizens. These calls could be for reports of crime, but could … [read more]

September 27, 2016 3:33 PM

Chief Koval's Community Forum in the South District is just a little more than three weeks away! Please mark your calendars and plan to join us in the Atrium of the Villager Mall at 2300 S. Park Street on Monday, October 17 from 6:00pm - 7:30pm. This is an informal gathering and an … [read more]

September 16, 2016 3:02 PM

Please consider the below opportunity to attend the 2016 Mayor's Neighborhood Conference and represent South Madison on Saturday, October 8! South District Neighborhood Officer Kim Alan will be a part of the neighborhood conversations this year. The registration form can be found here: … [read more]

September 10, 2016 6:11 PM

We need to hear from you! Below is a link to this year's on-line survey for the South Police District. Please take a few moments to click on the below link and let us know your thoughts: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/Madison_WI_2016_SouthPolice I read all of the written commentary you … [read more]

September 2, 2016 9:22 AM

During August, the Madison Police Department addressed 2,845 incidents in the South District. That is an average of just over 91 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]

August 5, 2016 12:37 PM

Come and join South District officers next Wednesday from 10:30am - 12:30pm in the Badger Bowl parking lot (506 E. Badger Road) for a Bike Rodeo and Child Safety Event! There will be an obstacle course for kids, free hot dogs, free bike repairs and checks, helmet fittings and safety tips! We … [read more]

August 1, 2016 11:47 AM

During July, the Madison Police Department addressed 2,962 incidents in the South District. That is an average of just over 95 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]

July 28, 2016 9:21 AM

The South Community Policing Team attended the "Safety Saturday" event in the Highland Manor Nighborhood this past Saturday. Thanks to everyone who attended! Here are a few pictures: [read more]

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 need police and … [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 could also … [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 saves a … [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 traffic … [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 to … [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 poles, so … [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 we have on … [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 like traffic … [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 District. Thank … [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 like traffic … [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 a place … [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 to the … [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 donation, … [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 of 81 … [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 you! … [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 CPT will … [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 hear … [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 any … [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 neighborhood … [read more]

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