Crime Prevention Safety Resources

The Madison Police Department has one Crime Prevention Officer, who provides individualized security surveys for homes or businesses as well as addressing other issues germane to property security. The Crime Prevention Officer also conducts presentations and trainings on personal safety and can provide information tailored to seniors and children. Additionally, the Crime Prevention Officer disseminates information on workplace violence and identity theft and is able to work with both individuals and organizations to customize training seminars.

April 23, 2015 10:31 AM

West District Officers Tom Grosse and Scott Favour put together this short video with some helpful burglary prevention tips: https://youtu.be/vs87TRlxtYQ These are the materials used in the above video: Home Depot: Quantity          … [read more]

March 27, 2015 8:50 AM

Next week, students from the Madison Metropolitan School District and the UW-Madison will be among those on Spring Break, heading to beaches and other (hopefully warmer) vacation destinations. In an effort to help curb burglaries during this time, Madison Police has partnered with a … [read more]

September 12, 2014 2:27 PM

There have been a number of phone scams going on lately in the Madison area.  In fact, just last night I received a call at home from "Roger" who wanted to conduct an over-the-phone security verification with my "Windows computer".  A couple of issues...I don't have a computer that runs … [read more]

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