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Traffic Enforcement & Safety Blotter

Tag: #DriveSoberOrGetPulledOver

November 15, 2022 9:15 AM

In the last few weeks of November, the Madison Police Department, in partnership with the Dane County Sheriff's Office, will be conducting extra patrols that will focus on enforcing Wisconsin’s alcohol and seatbelt laws. These additional enforcement efforts are made possible through traffic … [read more]

September 26, 2022 10:26 AM

In Sept, the Madison Police Department is continuing to focus on hazardous driving behaviors throughout the City. In August, MPD conducted 27 enhanced enforcement efforts. So far in Sept, MPD has conducted a total of 20 enhanced traffic enforcement projects, with an additional 5 scheduled for … [read more]

July 26, 2021 9:20 AM

On Saturday, 7/24/21, Officers from the Madison Police Department conducted an enhanced enforcement project on E Washington Ave in the general area of 1st St to 4th St. During the project officers focused on speeding and other hazardous driving behaviors. During the project officers conducted … [read more]

July 12, 2021 10:06 AM

This past weekend Officers from the Madison Police Department provided extra patrol and enforcement on E Washington Ave on both Friday and Saturday nights. Officers made a number of traffic stops for speeding and other hazardous moving violations. Additional enforcement is planned for the … [read more]

June 27, 2021 5:23 PM

On Friday, 6/26, Officers from the Madison Police Department conducted an enhanced enforcement project on E Washington Ave focussing on OWI and other hazardous driving behaviors. From 9:00 p.m. until 1:00 a.m. officers conducted a total of 13 stops for speeding. The high speed stopped was for … [read more]

June 21, 2021 3:20 PM

On Friday, June 18th, from 10:00 p.m. until 2:00 a.m., Officers from the Madison Police Depeartment conducted an enhanced enforcement project in the area of E Washington Ave and Ingersol St, focussing on OWI and other hazardous driving behaviors. During this project a total of 15 stops were … [read more]

June 21, 2021 3:04 PM

On Saturday, June 12th, Officers from the Madison Police Department conducted an enhanced enforcement project on John Nolen Dr focussing on OWI and other hazardous violations. During the project officers conducted a total of 14 stops for speeding. Please slow down, buckle up, and drive … [read more]

June 21, 2021 2:01 PM

On Friday, June 11th, Officers from the Madison Police Department conducted an enhanced enforcement project on E Washington Ave focussing on OWI enforcement and other hazardous driving behaviors. From 10:00 p.m. until 2:00 a.m. officers conducted a total of 24 traffic stops for a variety of … [read more]

May 28, 2021 10:55 AM

The Madison PD will be conducting an enhanced traffic enforcement project this holiday weekend focussing on OWI and other hazardous driving behaviors. We will have additional resources on both E Washington Ave and University Ave over the weekend. According to WI DOT, in 2019 there were over … [read more]

May 18, 2021 9:15 AM

On Friday, 5/14/21, Officers conducted an enhanced enforcement effort on E Washington Ave addressing impared and hazardous driving. From 10:00 p.m. until 2:00 a.m. officers conducted a total of 17 stops to include violations for: Speeding (highest speed stopped was for 68 MPH in a 35 MPH … [read more]

April 18, 2021 6:12 PM

On Saturday night, 4/17/21, the Madison PD conducted an enhanced traffic enforcement on E Washington Ave focussing on OWI enforcement and other hazardous driving. From 10:00 PM to 2:00 AM Officers conducted 18 traffic stops for a variety of violations including speeding and racing. In … [read more]

April 9, 2021 10:04 AM

The Madison PD will be conducting an enhanced traffic enforcement project this evening focussing on the Beltline. According to NHTSA, approximately one-third of all traffic crash fatalities in the United States involve drunk drivers (with BACs of .08 g/dL or higher). Please slow down, … [read more]

March 27, 2021 12:21 PM

On Friday, March 26th, the Madison PD conducted an enhanced traffic enforcement project looking for drunk drivers. The alcohol traffic safety initiative took place on the Beltline from 9p-1a. Officers conducted a total of 19 stops for speeding. All vehicles stopped were traveling at least … [read more]

March 20, 2021 11:00 AM

The Madison PD will be conducting an enhanced traffic enforcement project Saturday evening in the area of E Washington Ave targeting drunk drivers. According to the WI DOT, in 2019 alcohol-related crashes killed 140 people in Wisconsin and injured 2,918. Please slow down, buckle-up, and … [read more]