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2020 MPD Accountability Report and MPD Notable Calls 05/19/2021 to 05/20/2021

May 20, 2021 8:24 AM

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Our 2020 Accountability Report has been released to our website. What is this report? One of our core values recognizes the need for continuous improvement. This report is just one way we attempt to meet this goal. The report provides an overview of the most critical aspects of policing: Professional Standards & Internal Affairs
complaint/investigation process, vehicle pursuits, Use of force and Squad crashes.

https://www.cityofmadison.com/police/documents/AccountabilityRpt2020.pdf 

 

The information provided below about some of the calls officers responded to is derived from notes provided by MPD Officers-In-Charge (OIC) at the end of their shifts. Most narratives represent early and preliminary information that was gathered by an OIC from those in the field who were actively working cases. The OIC is sharing what they were being told, in the moment. In many instances, facts and circumstances, even the type of crime listed, can change as officers, detectives and investigators continue their work.

From 6:00 a.m. on 05/19/2021 through 6:00 a.m. on 05/20/2021, MPD received 424 calls for service.  This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials.  A breakdown of the calls for service per district is as follows: Central (81), East (93), Midtown (59), North (72), South (44), West (48), and Other (27).  "Other" is used for calls that either do not have a sector or the sector is not in the City.  This would be used in the case of one of our officers assisting another law enforcement agency.  

05/19

Priority calls only from 8:56 p.m. to 12:07 a.m. due to calls for service.

SOUTH: Domestic Disturbance – 4:23 a.m.  Officers responded to Manor Park for a disturbance involving two subjects.  A 34-year-old female suspect was determined to be the primary aggressor.  The suspect was arrested/charged with domestic disorderly conduct. 

MIDTOWN: Mental Health Conveyance – 6:56 a.m.  Officers responded to a local hospital and facilitated a Chapter 51 return with Journey Mental Health.  Transport pending. 

NORTH: Adult Arrested Person – 9:06 a.m.  A wanted suspect (34-year-old male) was taken into custody on several outstanding charges.  The suspect was conveyed to jail.

WEST: Robbery – 1:50 p.m.  Officers responded to a strong armed robbery/disturbance at Muir Field Rd/Tempe Drive.   The victim (minor) was walking when a vehicle stopped and two unknown male suspects approached the victim and forcefully took a cell phone and other items. The suspects/vehicle fled.  Incident Report on MPD's website completed. 

NORTH: Damage to Property – 4:58 p.m.  Officers responded to a residence for damage to a window caused by BB guns.  Areas checked.  No involved subjects located at this time.  Investigation continuing. 

SOUTH: Adult Arrested Person – 5:50 p.m.  Officers initially responded to check the welfare of a subject possibly under the influence of drugs.  Contact was made with the subject/suspect (42-year-old female) who was found to have an outstanding warrant for her arrest.  The suspect was taken into custody and conveyed to jail where she resisted officers.  The suspect was charged with battery to law enforcement, the outstanding warrant and a probation/parole hold. 

WEST: Missing Adult – 5:51 p.m.  Officers received a report of a missing adult.  Areas checked.  Attempt to locate aired.  The subject was listed as missing in the appropriate databases due to concerns for the subject's welfare. 

NORTH: Domestic Disturbance – 6:48 p.m.  Officers responded to a disturbance at Walgreens in the 3700 block of E. Washington Avenue.  A 53-year-old male suspect was arrested/charged with domestic disorderly conduct, resisting, felony bail jumping and misdemeanor bail jumping. 

EAST: Non-Residential Burglary – 8:27 p.m.  Officers responded to a business after an employee observed signs of a break-in.  Areas cleared.  No subjects/suspects located.  Unknown at this time if any property was stolen.  Investigation continuing. 

SOUTH: Domestic Disturbance – 9:55 p.m.  Officers responded to a residence for a disturbance involving a 25-year-old male suspect.  The victim sustained visible injuries.  The suspect was arrested/charged with domestic battery and disorderly conduct.

NORTH: Disturbance – 11:06 p.m.  Officers responded to a hotel on Hayes Rd for a disturbance involving a 51-year-old male suspect.  The suspect was not on scene when officers arrived.  Probable cause developed to arrest/charge the suspect once he is located. 

05/20

MIDTOWN: Crash – 2:07 a.m.  Officers responded to a crash at Verona Rd/Atticus Way.  A vehicle was observed having collided with boulders.  No driver/occupant was on scene.  Areas checked with negative results.  Attempts to contact the registered owner not successful.  Vehicle towed.  Investigation continuing. 

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