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

Sex Offender Notification

  COMMUNITY NOTIFICATION SEX OFFENDER NOTIFICATION UNDER WI § 301.46(2M) Dear resident and business owner: The Town of Madison Police Department is releasing the information pursuant to Wisconsin State Statute 301.46(2m) which authorizes law enforcement agencies to inform the public of a sex offender’s release when; in the discretion of the agency, the release of information will enhance public safety, awareness and protection. The individual who appears on this notification has been convicted of sex offenses. Further, his criminal history places him in a classification level, which reflects the potential to re-offend. Sincerely, Scott T. Gregory, Chief of Police Link to … Continue reading Sex Offender Notification

Media Release: 16-288235

  Date of Release:  August 18, 2016 Released By:  Chief Scott Gregory Incident:  Thefts Date:  August 14, 2016 Case Number:  16-288235 Case Time:  1:16 pm Address:  Woodview Ct   Arrested Person(s)/Suspect Description: Edward Gallenberg; M/W; 23 years of age City of Fitchburg resident Charges:  Theft Details of Incident: On Sunday, August 14, 2016 the Town of Madison Police Department was called to investigate a complaint of a bicycle theft in the Park Village Apartments.  The victim in the case explained that the bicycle had gone missing in the previous few days but believed that he located the bike for sale … Continue reading Media Release: 16-288235

Good Work All The Way Around

I received this email the other day from a citizen.  The location puts this event in the city of Madison.  The uniform description makes me think the officers may be deputies.  The email has been forwarded to the Dane County Sheriff’s Office and city of Madison Police Department.  But I wanted to share it with everyone here as well. I don’t know if you are the appropriate person to contact, but this was the e-mail link I found on-line.  If I am wrong, please forward as you deem appropriate. I wanted to send a quick note to the supervisor and … Continue reading Good Work All The Way Around

Media links

I thought I would share media links at they occur, and I find them, regarding the Early Detachment discussions.  I have included the Intergovernmental Agreement,a change that occurred in 2006 and two announcements provided to our residents in 2002 and 2003. Please check back here for updates. Chief Gregory Intergovernmental Agreement, November 2, 2002 Intergovernmental Agreement, December 15, 2006 Town of Madison Reporter, November 2002 Town of Madison Reporter, November 2003 WI State Journal, August 13, 2016 Early Attachment Proposal, August 15, 2016 WKOW TV, August 15, 2016 The Cap Times, August 18, 2016 WI State Journal, August 21, 2016 … Continue reading Media links