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

City of Madison

Man assaulted with brick on W. Mifflin St., search for suspect continues

Victim was struck in the face, leaving a massive cut and broken jaw

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