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West District Neighborhood Officers

The mission of the Madison Police Department Neighborhood Police Officers is to create positive change within the specific neighborhood in which they are assigned. This is accomplished by working in a collaborative partnership with the community and neighborhood stakeholders to build trust, break down barriers and enhance the quality of life for all, toward the common goal of a successful, self-sustaining neighborhood.

The mission of the Madison Police Department Neighborhood Resource Officers is to create positive change within multiple neighborhoods or areas in which they are assigned. This is accomplished by working in collaborative partnerships with the community and neighborhood stakeholders to build trust, break down barriers and enhance the quality of life for all, toward the common goal of a successful, self-sustaining neighborhoods. The geographic scope of the NROs is flexible and will change as problems or neighborhood concerns change.

Lucas Hale

Lucas Hale

Hello Madison,

Hello everyone, my name is Officer Lucas Hale. I have been a Police Officer since 2009, beginning my career with the City of Fitchburg Police Department, and joining the City of Madison Police Department in 2017. I have worked out of the West District since 2017, becoming the Balsam/Russett/Raymond Road Neighborhood Police Officer in February of 2020. I am committed to protecting and serving all those that work, play and call the City of Madison home. I can be reached at lhale@cityofmadison.com

Chelsea Wetjen

Chelsea Wetjen

Hello. My name is Officer Chelsea Wetjen. I started with MPD in 2017, and have previous experience working in the legal field. I have been the Hammersley Rd./Morraine View Neighborhood Officer since May 2021. In my free time I enjoy eating waffles, gardening, and spending time with my cat, Sprinkles. I believe that when police and community members work together we can improve the safety and the quality of life Madison residents enjoy.

Nick Cleary

Nick Cleary

Hello Madison,

My name is Officer Nick Cleary, and I have been the West District Neighborhood Resource Officer since 2018. I've been a police officer for 13 years with my last 6 years being at the Madison Police Department. In my spare time, I enjoy coaching wrestling, being outdoors, and spending time on the lake. I can be reached at ncleary@cityofmadison.com

Nick

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