02/24/2015, 11:30 AM

This week, MPD will be adding a new component to investigations of domestic violence.  Officers have been trained to complete a domestic violence danger assessment questionnaire which will be directed toward victims.  The assessment consists of 15 questions.  Research indicates that many of these questions, if answered in the affirmative, are strong predictors for the potential of escalated violence in the future.  The findings which led to this questionnaire were developed ...

02/17/2015, 09:52 AM

As I begin my 5th year as the Captain of the Central District and my twenty-sixth year with the department, I have reflected upon the integral role this district has played in my career at the Madison Police Department. The Central Police District lies between Lake Mendota and Lake Monona. The southern border is Regent Street; Breese Terrace is the western border and First Street to Milwaukee Street round out the north and eastern parts of the district. Although Central is the smallest of the f ...

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