City of Madison

City council, local police discuss police reform, reactions to Minneapolis police disbandment announcement

'Police are a band-aid to reasons people’s basic needs aren’t being met, and we need to start talking about the root causes' Common Council Alder says

State of Wisconsin

New app connects Dane County residents with police

Features include inmate database, anonymous tip button

City of Madison

Weapon potentially fired on W. Gorham St.

Last Saturday, police suspect gun fired after The James apartment window was damaged

City of Madison

Common Council accepts recommendations from MPD Policy and Procedure Ad Hoc Committee

Some in attendance said creation of independent auditor, civilian review board would be redundant

City of Madison

Madison police implement new use of force training

Training to help officers deal with combative suspects will not replace state mandated training


A diverse police forces makes for more effective service

As Wisconsin State Police work to expand their force, they must commit to ensuring positive impact on communities


Loss of faulty blue light system won’t be detrimental to UW safety

There are plenty of available alternatives, other options to keep students safe on campus


When it comes to violence against youth, there is heroism in hesitation

Following MPD's violent treatment of distressed teen, department must revisit best practices, regardless of incident's legality

City of Madison

Three shots fired at Shake the Lake music festival

MPD Chief commends responders for handling situation

City of Madison

Several incidents near State Street result in busy weekend for MPD

Weapons violation, sexual assault, battery all occurred over weekend