City of Madison

MPD officer fires at man threatening murder suicide

'We always hope for more support for mental health training for officers,' NAMI director says

City of Madison

Madison Police Department lieutenant seen engaging in sexual activity in squad car resigns

'The recent actions of Lt. Patterson do not align with the mission of the Madison Police Department,' MPD says

City of Madison

Lawsuit filed against Madison police highlights community calls for police reform

Wisconsin policing practices are slowly changing, UW expert says

Column

MPD budget increase could be used for police reform

Police brutality has racked nation in recent years, funding better officer recruiting, vetting processes could begin reform

Column

Rising Madison gun violence requires new public safety approach

Madison should focus on de-escalation techniques for MPD, providing substantial rehabilitation programs for citizens

City of Madison

Community members highlight need for crime prevention, addressing systemic issues after MPD crime report

MPD reports decrease in crime, shifts focus on crime-prevention strategies, community engagement

City of Madison

Man wrongfully accused of shooting cop on State Street sees bond posted

After Dane County judge reduces Katoine Richardson's bail to $11,000 local activist group pays it

City of Madison

City Council passes 2022 operating budget, increasing MPD budget by $1 million

City council votes unanimously to approve 2022 operating budget, despite some criticizing MPD's $1 million increase amid an $18 million budget gap

UW-Madison Campus

Madison police officer shot on State Street, expected to survive

Suspect is in custody, there is no continued threat to community, Mayor Rhodes-Conway says

City of Madison

Several thousand people attend Mifflin Block Party despite COVID-19 restrictions

'Any students found to have violated laws, public health orders or campus policies may face university disciplinary action,' UW spokesperson says

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