Fatal Crash

MEDIA RELEASE Date of Release:  September 13, 2016 Released By:  Chief Scott Gregory Incident:  Fatal Crash Date:  September 13, 2016 Case Number:  16-328735 Case Time: 12:51 pm Address: Westbound W. Beltline Hwy near Seminole Hwy.  Details of Incident: On September 13, 2016 at 12:51 pm officers were dispatched to westbound W. Beltline Hwy. just before Seminole Hwy for a motorcycle crash.  Dane County deputies were on-scene in less than one minute to provide medical assistance and secure the scene.  The first Town of Madison officer was on scene in less than two minutes. Town of Madison EMS transported the lone … Continue reading Fatal Crash

Card Skimmers Found in Fuel Dispensers at Wisconsin Stations

Please Read – Pretty Darn Important – Chief Gregory DATCP CONSUMER ALERT:  Card Skimmers Found in Fuel Dispensers at Wisconsin Stations Release Date:  September 13, 2016 Media Contact:  Jerad Albracht, Senior Communications Specialist, 608-224-5007 or Bill Cosh, Communications Director, 608-224-5020 Editor’s Note:  A photo of an internal skimmer found in a Wisconsin fuel dispenser is attached. MADISON – It only takes seconds for a criminal to install a credit/debit card skimming device on a fuel dispenser, giving them instant access to future customers’ financial information.  Inspectors from the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection’s Weights and Measures Bureau … Continue reading Card Skimmers Found in Fuel Dispensers at Wisconsin Stations

Running the Ironman for a purpose

Officer Logan Brown sent this to me today.  I thought I would share it.  From a simple traffic stop…. Chief, Last night I was out on patrol when I made a traffic stop and came into contact with a gentleman by the name of Tom, who is from Ohio. After providing him with a warning for his driving behavior he asked if he could do a favor for me. Tom went on to tell me he is in town for the Ironman race this weekend and he is running the race for me, along with our countries soldiers, police, firemen, … Continue reading Running the Ironman for a purpose

September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

Take care of yourself and your Brothers & Sisters in Blue and Brown.  Knowing when you need assistance is a powerful and a tremendous strength.  Ask for help and save your life. Be proactive, learn what is available in your area. Risk Factors Clues ·         Being a cop ·         Talking about suicide ·         Being in isolation ·         Feeling trapped or hopeless ·         Needing Control ·         Doing risky or self-destructive things ·         Deal with trauma often ·         Giving away items ·         Divorce ·         Saying goodbye ·         Alcohol use ·         Increase use of alcohol or drugs If someone has multiple risk factors, … Continue reading September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

How is a squad car born?

The life of a squad car is rough!  I bet many of us remember this: https://youtu.be/yil9wlfa0yo Now days there is more to a squad than a cop motor and tires.  Our new squad is a Ford Police Utility Vehicle – a specially made vehicle for police use.  We buy our squads from Kayser Ford – thanks Tim Askey for your work in getting us what we need and for some great service! We then take the squad to General Communications in Fitchburg to get the squad set up with all the electronics.  Cutting Edge Signs & Graphics did the graphics on … Continue reading How is a squad car born?