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  • Downtown Violence Results in Mayoral State of Emergency and Curfew

    Posted on May 31, 2020 | Tonight at 11:30 p.m. Mayor Satya Rhodes-Conway declared a state of emergency and imposed a curfew on Madison’s Isthmus beginning at 12:01 a.m. May 31st until 5:00 a.m. May 31st and again 9:30 p.m. May 31st until 5:00.a.m. June 1st. “I do not take this action lightly, and I want to be clear that...
  • Statement to the Public - MPD

    Posted on May 31, 2020 | Earlier today, a large group gathered on the State Capital grounds to advocate for justice for George Floyd. The group marched down East Washington Avenue, to Williamson Street, before returning to the Capital grounds. Officers blocked traffic and ensured that the group could express themselves...
  • Mifflin Street Block Party

    Posted on Apr 22, 2020 | This Saturday was to be the spring gathering largely known as the Mifflin Street Block Party. Over the past week the MPD’s Central District Community Police Team has been letting area residents and landlords know that festivities will not be tolerated this year, and that non-residents who gather...
  • Mayor Rhodes-Conway's Statement in Support of First Responders During the COVID-19 Pandemic

    Posted on Apr 20, 2020 | Yesterday’s fire on our City’s west side serves as a stark reminder that our first responders continue to place themselves in harm’s way in order to keep us safe throughout this pandemic. While most of us have the luxury of being able to keep ourselves safe by staying home, practicing physical...

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