City of
Madison

District 11

Alder Arvina Martin

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Council Vice President

Alder Arvina Martin,
Council Vice President

Contact Information

Home Address:

4901 Waukesha Street
Madison , WI 53705

Council Office

Common Council Office:
210 Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd
Room 417
Madison, WI 53703
Phone: (608) 266-4071
Fax: (608) 267-8669
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Alder Martin’s Blog

Tag: Police

A Second Potential Child Enticement

I'm sorry to report that we've had a second potential child enticement incident in a week in the Hill Farms neighborhood. On 6/15/2017, a 13-year-old female was biking home (in the S. Eau Claire Ave/Regent street area), when a M/W subject with brown hair began to follow her. No words were … [read more]

Midtown Police Station Progress

If you are interested in monitoring the progress made on the construction of the Midtown Police Station, you can subscribe or check out this link. New pictures have also just been posted on the City of Madison's Flickr, so please click to see the progress that has been made so far! [read more]

Don't Let Your Guard Down!

A message from West District Captain Cory Nelson: With the return of winter weather, so followed the return of auto thieves. We had 3 vehicles stolen over the weekend just in the west district. Each of these vehicles were recovered. There was also a gun stolen out of a 4th vehicle. Just a … [read more]

Please Lock Your Vehicles!

The following is reposted from West Dist. Captain Cory Nelson: We are seeing a disturbing trend in the Nakoma neighborhood where suspects are entering unlocked vehicles in driveways, using the garage door opener to open the garage. Tthey then enter the homes at night through unlocked doors … [read more]

A Gentle Reminder from MPD

Hello District 11! I recieved a message from Madison Police Department Captain Cory Nelson, regarding a rash of break ins on the West Side. We'd like to remind everyone to make sure to lock the doors of your car, as well as the doors to your home and garage. These actions can help prevent … [read more]

Midtown Police District Blog

Did you know that the Midtown Police District is live? Follow them for updates on things happening in our area! https://www.cityofmadison.com/police/midtown/blotter.cfm [read more]

Beware of Porch Pirates!

It's that time of year again when we come home to front porches full of boxes from online retailers where we find all of the best deals from the convenience of ordering from our phones. This joyous occasion is also the favorite time of year for #PorchPirates. These adventurous thieves feast … [read more]

Midtown Police Station Open House

From the Midtown Police Station regarding thefts

A Message from the Midtown Police Station: Burglaries, Theft from Autos, Theft of Autos We are, again, seeing an increase in burglaries, theft from autos, and theft of autos in the Midtown District. These are not specific to one area but all throughout the district! The trends we are … [read more]

Catalytic Converter Thefts

Hello neighbors! I am sharing a blog from the Madison Police Department regarding an uptick in thefts from hybrid cars. For more information, contact the MPD Non Emergency line listed below: Recently, the City of Madison and neighboring jurisdictions within Dane County have experienced an … [read more]

Regarding your recent emails

Hello neighbors, If you’ve emailed me anything, please don’t mistake my non-answers or silence as a lack of care for Black Lives or policing in Madison. Like other members of city council, I’ve received thousands of emails regarding MPD and the events of the last 2+ weeks. As I don’t have an … [read more]

Garner Park Violence

Last night, we experienced another senseless shooting in Madison. My heart hurts for those who were celebrating the life of their loved one, lost to gun violence less than a week ago, only to have it end with more gun violence. It is my hope, that after a fair, and credible investigation, … [read more]

Search for Next Chief of Police

The Police and Fire Commissioners (PFC) is in the process of conducting a search for the next Chief of Police for the City of Madison. Here's more info on the PFC: The Police and Fire Commission is an independent statutory body overseeing the hiring, promotion, discipline, and terminations of … [read more]

Council Meeting Agenda Items 63 and 65

Hello District 11 Neighbors! Tomorrow's Common Council Meeting Agenda is taking up three items related to Policing, two specifically regarding the use of certain less lethal crowd control measures (such as teargas). If you would like to take a look at tomorrow night's agenda, please … [read more]

A Message from Midtown District Captain Freedman

Hello Midtown, Starting on June 7th, and concluding on August 26th, all of the police districts in Madison will be initiating strategic plans with the goals of reducing crime and disorder and increasing community engagement. Our plan utilizes the stratified policing approach, which is a … [read more]

Traffic Enforcement in Midtown District

The following is a message from Midtown District Police Captain Jason Freedman: Hello Midtown, FYI on Wednesday 6/9 from 6p-10p, 4 MPD officers including a member of our Traffic Enforcement Safety Team (TEST) worked a traffic safety initiative at the Beltline and Whitney Way. 28 … [read more]

Traffic Enforcement in Midtown District

The following is a message from Midtown District Police Captain Jason Freedman: Hello Midtown, FYI on Wednesday 6/9 from 6p-10p, 4 MPD officers including a member of our Traffic Enforcement Safety Team (TEST) worked a traffic safety initiative at the Beltline and Whitney Way. 28 … [read more]

City of Madison CARES: Public Information Session for Alternative Crisis Response Team Scheduled for 7 p.m. on Tuesday, June 22

Hello Neighbors! I am thrilled to announce a Public Information Session regarding an alternative City response to mental health emergencies. This is a program that I have worked on with the Madison Fire Department, as well as a wide variety of other community stakeholders over the past year, … [read more]

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