City of Madison

In wake of increased criminal activity, MPD looks to add several law enforcement positions

2019 budget did not meet many of MPD's requests as it takes on new shift in crime

City of Madison

Concurrent Madison heroin overdoses prompt law enforcement to consider fentanyl-laced batch

Attorney General Brad Schimel looks to pass act eliminating fentanyl loopholes, cracking down on fentanyl manufacturers

City of Madison

Police heighten presence in response to violence increase on 600 University Ave. block

Over past summer, MPD has seen spike in the number of fights near campus, leading to higher police presence

City of Madison

MPD, UWPD, Dane County Sheriff uninvited from Madison Pride Parade

Police will still provide protection, still encouraged to attend as off-duty, unarmed civilians


Police violence is gun violence too

In light of recent protests for increased gun reform, senseless violence by officers has been neglected


Bigs in Blue mentoring program bridges gaps between community, law enforcement

This innovative program mutally benefits both sides, builds positive relationships

State of Wisconsin

Following nationwide protests, Soglin calls for greater gun regulation, law enforcement in schools

Walker also announced plan to create Office of School Safety in Wisconsin DOJ

City of Madison

Consulting group publishes MPD analysis, issues 146 ‘attainable’ recommendations

Report emphasizes need for more officers, suggests creation of $200,000 community review board

Letter to the Editor

Letter to the Editor: As first responders work down south, first responders at home should be appreciated

Law enforcement, other public workers should be appreciated, thanked for the work they do

Letter to the Editor

Why it’s so important we support our police

Officers today need our respect more than ever