Seriously, who doesn’t love getting notes like this?

A while back the department received a couple of notes from 4 year old Jamie and 2 year old Ellie. Jamie wrote, “Dear Police Officers, I like you!  I made these cooked for you.  Thank you for all you do for our community.” Ellie wrote, “Police, I love you.  Thank you!” Jamie & Ellie and your mom.  Thank you!  I can attest the cookies were delicious and didn’t last long!  We truly enjoyed your notes and still have them hanging on our bulletin board.  I look at them everyday and smile. Chief Gregory Continue reading Seriously, who doesn’t love getting notes like this?

It is scary what drugs can do to a person

The other day officers responded to a local business; the employees called police concerned about a woman in the parking lot who was acting strange.  Officers made contact with her and she was obviously high on some type of drug.  Officers were not able to get her to identify herself.  Eventually, she was detained and handcuffed for everyone’s safety and the Fast ID identified her.  It was discovered she had a warrant for her arrest. This video is about a one minute video of the officers having contact with her.  We blurred part of the video.  But, PLEASE think twice … Continue reading It is scary what drugs can do to a person

Handgun discovered in Traffic Stop

   Arrested Person(s)/Suspect Description: Roosevelt C. Washington; M/B; 31 YOA Charges: Possession of a Firearm by a Felon Traffic citations: Operating while suspended, failure to fasten seatbelt, operating motor vehicle without proof of insurance, and display an unauthorized registration. Details of Incident: Officer Weaver and Officer Hoffman were on routine patrol following a white Mercury Sable.  Officers were able to see the driver was clearly not wearing a safety belt.  While following the vehicle a query of IL DOT records showed the plate should be on a white Chrysler.  The vehicle was eventually stopped and contact made with the driver. … Continue reading Handgun discovered in Traffic Stop

Town of Madison Board Response to city of Madison and Fitchburg Proposal of Early Final Detachment

The Town Board has appointed a work group, consisting of the Town’s department heads, to evaluate all issues related to possible early annexation of the Town.   The Town Board feels it is important to obtain input from various Town stakeholders, employees, taxpayers, residents and business owners.  There are also various contractual and other obligations that must be considered.  The group is to report back to the Town Board by January 16, 2017 with the outcome of the evaluation and possible recommendations. Continue reading Town of Madison Board Response to city of Madison and Fitchburg Proposal of Early Final Detachment