Crime Prevention / Social Media Director

The Madison Police Department Crime Prevention / Social Media Director facilitates training requests for businesses, service groups, citizens, and other organizations in the City of Madison.

The goal of the Madison Police Department's Crime Prevention Unit is to coordinate programs and strategies to reduce crime and create community partners throughout Madison. Our trainings focus on methods used to prevent crime and encourage community engagement.

The following training topics are provided by the Madison Police Department:


Trainings can be tailored to the need of the requesting organization.

For more information or to schedule training, contact the Crime Prevention / Social Media Director Officer Tyler Grigg at or (608) 266-4238.

November 14, 2018 12:04 PM

Recently, we have had approximately six robberies involving Facebook Marketplace transactions. Here are 10 things you need to know when meeting someone buying or selling something online: Always meet in a public place Tell someone Never meet at home Always meet during the day If … [read more]

November 7, 2018 9:45 AM

Over the years Officer Putter has seen it all. Putter has assisted with many community outreach events as well as old crime prevention programs such as DARE and McGruff. After 20+ years serving the Madison community and its police department, Putter decided to retire from what he loved … [read more]

October 30, 2018 12:46 PM

Halloween is an exciting time of year for kids, and to help them have a safe holiday, here are some safety tips: ALL DRESSED UP: Plan costumes that are bright and reflective. Make sure that shoes fit well and that costumes are short enough to prevent tripping, entanglement or contact … [read more]

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