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Tag: Crime Prevention

June 7, 2021 2:39 PM

Hello East District Community Members, Today marks the beginning of the 2021 East District Summer Strategic Plan. The East District will utilize the Stratified Model to incorporate problem oriented policing, analysis and accountability at all levels. The plan includes three priority areas. … [read more]

February 8, 2021 11:21 AM

The polar vortex is here. Please don't leave your warming vehicle unattended, to be clear. [read more]

August 7, 2020 9:26 PM

There were a rash of stolen autos, burglaries and theft from autos last night on the east side. In most of these cases, the thieves got into cars and opened the garages with the garage door opener, then they went into homes via the unlocked entry door into the garage. Please make it your … [read more]

January 22, 2020 11:16 PM

I have read several reports over the past few days of reported car shopping where individuals are walking down streets in neighborhoods, trying every car door. Please don't become a theft victim, lock your cars, homes and garages! [read more]

November 22, 2017 4:17 PM

The Madison area has been targeted again recently by scam artists who are convincing people to send large amounts of money in multiple payments, in order to help their grandson out of a legal jam. The victims receive tearful calls from someone pretending to be their grandson. This person … [read more]

April 12, 2017 12:27 PM

We have recently noticed a slight increase in burglaries within the N. Thompson Drive Corridor neighborhood between Lien road and Sycamore Avenue. Most of these have incidents occurred during the overnight hours. In these particular cases, thieves made entry through open garage doors and … [read more]

July 11, 2016 10:16 AM

On the first holiday weekend of the summer season Officer Tim Harder saw an opportunity to prevent problems from erupting. On May 28th the methadone clinic on Madison's East side had a large overflow of clientele due to a computer problem. This was also aggravated by the fact that the clinic … [read more]

November 18, 2013 1:26 PM

During the past two weeks, the East Police District has received numerous reports of theft from vehicles in the area of East Towne Mall. Some vehicles have had their windows broken and items taken from the vehicle, others have had unlocked doors. District officers are aware of this increased … [read more]

May 1, 2012 8:33 AM

Problem-Solving: Budget Motels Following the values of trust based policing the East District has been working with the community to solve some local issues. Over the last several years some of the budget motels in the East District have seen a spike in the number of calls for service to … [read more]

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