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Tag: Capt. Cory Nelson

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]

May 29, 2020 8:31 AM

Due to the COVID issues, Off. Payne is cancelling the upcoming coffee with a cop conversations in the East District. We hope to resume when things settle down again. If you have not stopped by in a while, our gardens look absolutely amazing! We are so fortunate to have found a dedicated … [read more]

May 5, 2020 1:30 PM

We had an overwhelming response to our call for volunteer gardeners at the East District. They have already made an incredible difference here. Here are several shots of the action going on around the district today. We are very thankful for their help! [read more]

April 27, 2020 8:50 AM

We have beautiful perennial flower beds around the East District however nobody to care for them. They are in need of some weeding. If you have a little time and want to get out of the house to enjoy the beautiful spring weather, think about being a garden volunteer at the East District! … [read more]

February 7, 2020 10:42 AM

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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]

December 19, 2019 7:46 AM

With the holiday season almost upon us, a few reminders from our Crime Analysts if you are leaving town on home safety. Keep lights on inside your home, consider using a timer Make sure motion lights outside your home are operational (check your bulbs) Notifify your neighbors you will … [read more]

December 5, 2019 11:44 AM

Yesterday, Blain's Farm and Fleet, along with WIBA 101.5 FM, hosted a "Kids helping Kids Community Toy Drive". Madison police officers partnered with deputies from the Dane County Sheriff's Dept to help out. The Blain's family is matching up to $200,000 in donations and toys to get out to kids … [read more]

December 4, 2019 7:38 AM

I know it may be nice to get into a warm car in the morning but we have seen a significant uptick all over the city of stolen cars that were "Warming up". With today's modern technology, a number of studies have shown that warming your car is not helpful to your engine. It is now just a … [read more]

October 28, 2019 9:09 AM

At the East District, we have FREE medication lock boxes for your home. These lock boxes allow you to secure medications so others do not get into them. We also have a small number of in home drug disposal kits, to render your prescription medications harmless and allow them to be placed in … [read more]

October 7, 2019 8:59 AM

Recently we were invited to the Kennedy School picnic to interact with the families attending. We enjoyed attending and appreciate the invite! Next time we will have Off. Garcia practice his hula skills before the event! [read more]

October 3, 2019 11:04 AM

There seems to be some confusion on what form to use. In the East District, we are seeing a lot of people filling out a "Contact form" thinking they are filing a police report. Self reporting covers the below categories, in a non-emergency situation: Annoying/Obscene Phone Call Check … [read more]

September 26, 2019 6:45 AM

The East District was alerted to a Craigslist scam recently involving a local apartment complex The apartments are advertised as being available for rent, some awesome photos are posted and then the person wants a deposit. If it seems to good to be true, it probably is. Do your own research, … [read more]

September 26, 2019 6:31 AM

The East District is hearing through the social media rumor mill, there may have been a couple incidents of men looking into the windows of female residents on the east side recently. If you are involved in a case such as this, please call 911 to report this behavior. Everyone has the right … [read more]

September 17, 2019 1:48 PM

Off. Deuchars recently ran into a gentleman at Farm and Fleet who was training his service dog and was trying to socialize him to people in uniform. This is part of the Dog's in Vests program and the dog will eventually go to help an autistic child. [read more]

September 12, 2019 9:40 AM

Here is 3 weeks worth of med drops at East! We are continuing our fight against opiod addiction and helping keep all these medications out of our water treatment systems. [read more]

September 9, 2019 2:02 PM

I was a bit flabbergasted when I read the summary of the seatbelt enforcement grants on Hwy 51 at Commercial Avenue and a second operation at N. Thompson at Hwy 30, this morning. There were 55 traffic stops made for seatbelt violations! Just a reminder, they are not just for looks, they are … [read more]

September 5, 2019 9:39 AM

The next Community Coffee will be on Sept. 10 from 10-11am at the East Police District at 809 S. Thompson. [read more]

August 14, 2019 9:33 AM

A traffic enforcement project was run yesterday at Stoughton Rd. and Hwy 50 between 3:30p-6:45pm. A total of 22 vehicles were stopped for speeding. The lowest speed of vehicles that were stopped was 68 mph in a 55 mph zone. [read more]

August 8, 2019 10:42 AM

For those of you interested in donating school supplies for the Dominic's Ripple drive, here is the list. Again,you can bring in donations to any district station. [read more]

August 8, 2019 10:35 AM

Dominic May was an active, vibrant 5 year old boy who lived on the west side of Madison. He wanted to be a police officer when he grew up. Dominic tragically lost his life after being hit by a vehicle in 2018. The May family has started Dominic's Ripple charitable fund. They are doing a … [read more]

August 7, 2019 2:49 PM

There is a proposal to build a mixed use development on the old Sentry store site at Cottage Grove Rd and Acewood. There would be 10,000 square feet of commercial space on the ground floor and affordable housing for people with disabilities. Movin' Out is driving the proposal and they have … [read more]

August 1, 2019 9:58 AM

In the month of July, officers in the East District serviced 3913 calls for service, that averages out to approximately 126 calls for service per day. We are doing our best to keep up with the workload! [read more]

July 25, 2019 12:56 PM

Today, officers ran a traffic project on Hwy 30, west of Hwy 51. Twenty Eight vehicles were stopped for speeding all stops were for going 69-78 MPH in a 55mph zone. This has been an area that has seen some horrible accidents in the past. Please slow down. [read more]

July 24, 2019 12:34 PM

MPD, Public Helath Madison and Dane County along with WI Dept. of Health Services are issuing a public health alert due to an increase in suspected opioid overdose activity in Dane County from July 14-22. There have been 6 OD's seen in local hospital emergency rooms in Dane County. Please be … [read more]

July 23, 2019 1:53 PM

Recently, a speed grant enforcement effort was run on the Hwy 51 corridor near Hwy 30, where many accidents seem to occur. 22 traffic stops were made with a high speed of 83 mph in a 45 mph zone. [read more]

July 23, 2019 1:46 PM

The East Police District has a population of approx. 48,957. We have 310 miles of roads and 23 neighborhood associations. Traffic complaints are coming in hot and heavy right now, all over the district. When making a complaint, just be aware that we have many miles of roads to cover and … [read more]

July 22, 2019 10:40 AM

Sometimes it is not all about enforcement, sometimes it about being a human and making connections with our community. Here is Off. Michelle Walker and a new friend who was out walking her dog in Michelle's beat. [read more]

July 11, 2019 2:17 PM

Each year, a number of MPD officers volunteer with different duties at the week long COPS Kids Camp. This is a camp for children of officers who have lost their lives in the line of duty, from all over the country. Unfortunately, there are hundreds of kids who attend. Volunteers also came … [read more]

July 11, 2019 1:41 PM

Recently, Officers Payne, Robbins, Dzelil, Souza, Brennan, Braunschweig, our MPD Explorers and Lt. Chalecki, partnered with Campus for Kids to conduct a bike rodeo. 38 kids learned about safe bike riding techniques, Budget Bicycle came and fixed bikes, and Culvers gave out free ice cream … [read more]

July 9, 2019 11:45 AM

The US Bank at 6401 Cottage Grove Rd was just robbed at gunpoint a short time ago. If you have any information about who may have done, this call Crime stoppers at 608-266-6014, you may be elgible for a cash reward and can remain anonymous. [read more]

July 3, 2019 3:52 PM

Captain Tom Snyder from the East District has retired after 30 years of service to the City of Madison. His legacy at MPD is lengthy and he truly made a difference in his time here with the Special Events Team, the Training Team and all the other positions he held over the years. He treated his … [read more]

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