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Tag: Midtown District

July 10, 2019 6:37 PM

On 07/10/2019, a juvenile female reported being followed home from the pool located in the Hill Farms Park area. See the incident report below. Just a few suggestions to pass along to the kids: Don’t talk to strangers! Use the buddy system! Don’t walk or bike alone If you think you … [read more]

June 28, 2019 10:44 PM

On April 18, 2019, we posted information on our blog regarding the marked crosswalk on South Midvale Boulevard near Yuma Drive, where the Southwest Path crosses. This location is a mid-block crossing with marked crosswalks and Rectangular Rapid Flash Beacons (RRFB). The blog focused specifically … [read more]

June 6, 2019 7:00 AM

Recently the Sunset Garden Club members weeded, planted over a hundred perennial and mulched one of the gardens at the Midtown Police District. Funds came from a grant they received from the National Garden Clubs Plant America Community Project, neighborhood associations and individual … [read more]

May 29, 2019 4:40 PM

In 2015, the Madison Police Department re-chartered it’s Explorer Post. Shortly after we were up and running, Becky Holmquest joined us. As with most who join our Post, she was interested in a career in law enforcement. Becky was an active member of the post, attending the National … [read more]

May 2, 2019 4:39 PM

Last month, MPD’s community outreach unit was contacted by a case manager for adults with disabilities. The case manager explained that someone she supported was interested in everything related to first responders. The community outreach team hosted Ryan (pictured, in backward hat) at … [read more]

April 8, 2019 9:57 AM

Move Over Traffic Campaign Below are results of the project: Time Frame: 2 ½ Hours (10:30A to 1:00P) Number of Traffic Stops Made Specifically for vehicles in violation of the Passing a Stopped Emergency Vehicle (346.072) without changing lanes or reducing speed when unable to change … [read more]

March 21, 2019 3:55 PM

On Wednesday, 03/20/19, TEST did a spontaneous project with Midtown CPT officers enforcing speeding violations in the midtown section of the beltline. Roughly every 2 to 5 minutes we sent an officer after a violation of 74 mph or higher (19 mph or over). LOCATION: USH 12 WB at Whitney … [read more]

March 12, 2019 12:50 PM

MPD's commitment to high quality service is in no way limited to only humans. On this fateful day, officers were dispatched to an opossum sitting atop a 4 foot high, wood fence. Noting that this majestic creature appeared stuck on the fence, officers assessed it to be potentially in need of … [read more]

March 8, 2019 3:48 PM

It's tax season and we always see an increase in identity theft. From the IRS Website: What is tax-related identity theft? Tax-related identity theft occurs when someone uses your stolen Social Security number to file a tax return claiming a fraudulent refund. You may be unaware … [read more]

March 6, 2019 10:01 PM

On Wednesday, 03/06/19, A TEST officer spent some time monitoring the right turns on Heim Ave. Between 7 am and 9 am there were 8 stops made for these violations. Offenders were warned and educated on the violation. While on the stops, the officer observed an additional 18 violations. [read more]

February 28, 2019 4:30 PM

Each year around November Sergeants and Officers have the opportunity to pick their assignment for the upcoming year. This includes the shift, beat, and day off rotation they will work. It is based on seniority so “pick” is a relative term the less seniority you have… While command staff … [read more]

January 15, 2019 3:42 PM

Today the TEST unit worked the Beltline at the Midtown and West district borders. Over the course of 3 hours, the TEST team made 34 stops, a rate of one every five minutes! The Beltline is a 55 mph roadway although more like the Indianapolis Speedway today. The average speed was 76 mph with … [read more]

January 3, 2019 12:26 PM

Yesterday our Traffic Enforcement Safety Team (TEST) spent about 3 hours in the 200 blk of S Whitney Wy near Marathon. While actively snowing with a 1/2" of accumulation on the roadway, TEST made 25 stops for speeding. The area is posted for 30 MPH. The highest speeder was traveling at 48 MPH … [read more]

October 18, 2018 12:14 PM

Midtown Police District is holding its Open House tonight from 5 PM to 8 PM. The station is located at 4020 Mineral Point Rd. Hope to see you tonight! Midtown Police District staff. [read more]

October 18, 2018 7:26 AM

Since many of you who read this live in the new Midtown district, I want you to know that there is an open house there tonight from 5p-8p at 4020 Mineral Point Rd. Stop by to see the unique features of the building and how they were able to incorporate some of the parts of the old Mount Olive … [read more]

December 14, 2017 11:27 AM

Curious to know what our new Midtown District will look like? Take a look at these photos and floorplans. This District is scheduled to be opened in August of 2018 and is located at the intersection of Mineral Point Road and Westmorland Road. First Floor Floorplan Lower … [read more]

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