West District Blotter

Tag: Safe Communities

April 26, 2017 3:02 PM

Today several of us in the West District took part in a meeting at the West Middleton Elementary School.    I was surprised to hear that about 144 elementary age children who live in Morraine View area attend the West Middleton School.   We decided to meet with reps … [read more]

March 1, 2017 2:02 PM

I don't know how many of you realize we have a policing celebrity in our midst!  Professor Herman Goldstein currently lives in our fantastic district.  His roots in policing run long and deep.  He is worth a Google search.   He is considered the father of "Problem … [read more]

January 23, 2017 2:00 PM

Every business, office or agency has someone who holds the ship together, the Madison Police Department's West District is no different.  The person who really runs the show, is the friendly face you see at the window when you come in.   She is Mel Ketchum, her title is … [read more]

January 18, 2017 1:48 PM

I want to take a moment to introduce myself to all of you.  I was recently promoted to Captian by Chief Koval and I have now taken over as the West District Captain as of January 1, 2017.  I am replacing Capt. Vic Wahl who was also promoted to Asst. Chief in charge of Investigative … [read more]

August 20, 2014 4:25 PM

Join fellow community and neighborhood leaders Saturday, September 13 from 8am to 4:30pm for the 2014 Mayor's Neighborhood Conference at the Monona Terrace Community and Convention Center. Register today: http://www.cityofmadison.com/neighborhoods/NeighborhoodConference/ [read more]

August 20, 2014 4:20 PM

Join fellow community and neighborhood leaders Saturday, September 13 from 8am to 4:30pm for the 2014 Mayor's Neighborhood Conference at the Monona Terrace Community and Convention Center. Register today: http://www.cityofmadison.com/neighborhoods/NeighborhoodConference/ [read more]

March 21, 2013 2:05 PM

Last year a MedDrop box was installed in the West Police District lobby.  A number of MedDrop boxes have been made available in the area, thanks to Safe Communities of Madison/Dane County (a non-profit agency that works to save lives and reduce injuries).  The MedDrop box provides a … [read more]

April 1, 2012 8:20 AM

The West District station now has a MedDrop box available in the lobby. The MedDrop box is an easy way to safely dispose of leftover and expired medications (both prescription and over-the-counter). The box is available during normal business hours. For more details on what is and is not … [read more]

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