Traffic Enforcement Safety Team

Traffic Enforcement Safety Team

The Traffic Enforcement Safety Team's mission is to increase public safety on the streets and highways of the City of Madison. Through the use of both enforcement and education, TEST addresses dangerous behaviors that compromise traffic safety.

Each police district has a TEST liaison who identifies enforcement needs of the district and works with district personnel in developing traffic safety initiatives. TEST also responds to citizen complaints about problem areas in need of increased/focused traffic enforcement.

September 15, 2016 10:50 AM

This afternoon, members of MPD's TEST Unit, along with the Wisconsin Dept of Transportation, the Wisconsin Office of the Commissioner of Railroads, the Federal Railroad Administration, Wisconsin State Patrol, and several major railroad companies, will be joining with Operation Lifesaver's … [read more]

November 23, 2015 9:03 AM

The Madison Police Department believes in educating and enforcing all pedestrian and motor vehicle laws in our city and relies on voluntary compliance from all users of our roadways. The Madison Police Department has a traffic unit dedicated to our mission. The Traffic Enforcement Safety Team's … [read more]

June 3, 2015 1:37 PM

Today, the Traffic Enforcement Safety Team undertook several projects around the city. This morning, officers were at S Carroll St and W Doty St doing crosswalk violation inforcement as part of a pedestrian safety grant. 13 citations were issued. Later in the morning, officers went to the … [read more]

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A complaint log is maintained and shared with district personnel, who will investigate the nature of the problem. If an assessment of the problem area indicates the need for heightened traffic enforcement, the TEST team will undertake a traffic initiative to address the problem.


Richard Bach

Captain of Traffic & Parking Enforcement

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