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  • Madison police chief responds to Supreme Court ruling on abortion

    Posted on Jun 24, 2022 | "It’s an emotional day for many in the Madison community and across the country. We know people are experiencing deep feelings, on every side, related to the Supreme Court’s ruling on abortion rights. We understand because the Madison Police Department is full of people from different backgrounds...
  • MPD detective dies following battle with cancer

    Posted on May 18, 2022 | It is with great sadness that we announce the death of Madison Police Department Detective Amanda Analla. Amanda passed away Tuesday afternoon after a fierce battle with HLH and Non-Hodgkin's T Cell Lymphoma, a rare form of cancer. She was 35 years old. Amanda joined the Madison Police Department...
  • Madison police chief responds to arson investigation on city's north side

    Posted on May 8, 2022 | The Madison Police Department understands members of our community are feeling deep emotions due to the recent news involving the United States Supreme Court. Early Sunday morning, our team began investigating a suspicious fire inside an office building on the city’s north side. It appears a...
  • Madison Police Department helps keep community safe on busy a Saturday

    Posted on May 1, 2022 | It was a busy day for officers, as the Madison Police Department assisted with several major events throughout the city on Saturday. The day started with officers working the Crazylegs Classic race. They blocked traffic as thousands of runners and walkers moved along the race route. Mifflin Street...
  • Madison Mayor calls recent homicide 'disturbing,' discusses collaborative effort to control gun violence in city

    Posted on Apr 1, 2022 | Last night’s tragic shooting is disturbing to our whole community. My heart goes out to the family of the victim, and to all who witnessed the event, and I urge everyone to access mental health support. Unfortunately this high profile homicide is part of a larger pattern of gun violence across our...
  • MPD seeking community input on policing, will host focus groups as part of strategic plan

    Posted on Mar 28, 2022 | The Madison Police Department is in the process of setting a long-range strategic plan. We have enlisted the Matrix Consulting Group to assist us in developing the plan, which covers 5-7 years. We are seeking community input throughout this process. One method of doing this is through virtual...
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