Update on May 4, Homicide

MEDIA RELEASE UPDATE Date of Release: May 5, 2020 Released By: Chief Scott T. Gregory Incident: Homicide on May 4, 2020 on Badger Lane Case #: 20-161100 The identity of the victim will be released by the Medical Examiner’s Office after next of kin is notified.  The Department is investigating what happened on Badger Lane and processing the evidence obtained. The victim was brutally shot by a suspect still at large.  We believe this is a targeted shooting; however we should be concerned and vigilant knowing there is a homicidal suspect at large in our community.  We have several theories of … Continue reading Update on May 4, Homicide

Homicide

MEDIA RELEASE Date of Release:  May 5, 2020 Released By:  Chief Scott Gregory Incident:  Homicide Date:  May 4, 2020 Case Number:  20-161100 Case Time:  9:48 pm Address:  2600 block Badger Lane   Details of Incident: On May 4, 2020 at 9:48 pm officers from the city of Madison and Town of Madison Police Departments were sent to the 2600 block Badger Lane for a report of gun shots being fired with someone was laying by a vehicle. Officers arrived about three minutes later and attempted life saving measures to the person laying on the ground.  The city of Madison paramedics … Continue reading Homicide

Armed Robbery

Date of Release: 01/23/2019 Released By: Police Officer Jonathan Weaver Incident: Armed Robbery 2020-031737 On 01/23/2020 at approximately 7:05 pm the Town of Madison Police Department was dispatched to 2570 Rimrock Rd for a report of 2 males fighting with shots fired in the parking lot of the Capitol Petro store. A Town of Madison Police officer was on patrol in the area and also heard a single shot. Upon arrival TMPD made contact with the victim, a 24 yr old male from Madison. The victim reported he was there to purchase marijuana from an unknown subject. During the drug … Continue reading Armed Robbery

TMPD is hiring for part-time police officers!

The Town of Madison Police Department is seeking qualified police officers for part-time employment.  To qualify you must have a minimum of 3 years full-time law enforcement experience or 6,000 hours of part-time experience.  Recently retired law enforcement officers are encouraged to apply. Minimum Qualifications U.S. citizen 21 years of age High school diploma or GED or HSED 60 college credits No felony or domestic abuse convictions 3 years full-time law enforcement experience or 6,000 hours of part-time experience. Good driving record Good physical condition (must be able to be certified by a medical professional to be able to complete … Continue reading TMPD is hiring for part-time police officers!

Shooting

MEDIA RELEASE On Sunday, April 1, 2018 at 2:09 pm officers were dispatched to the area of the 2100 block of Rimrock Road.  The 24 year old male victim told officers he was chased by two subjects in a gray Toyota that “had a beef” with him.  The victim pulled into a parking lot where he thought there would be video cameras outside.  The suspect vehicle pulled into the parking lot immediately after him, stopping on the passenger side of the victim vehicle. The male victim immediately exited his vehicle and started to run away from his vehicle in the … Continue reading Shooting

Lock Your Vehicle!!

As the cold weather comes to WI so do people warming up their cars.  PLEASE do not warm up your car and leave your keys in an unlocked and unattended vehicle.  Already, we have had a number of cars stolen that were unlocked and running.  Chances are your car will be stolen if you leave your car unlocked, and unattended. On November 27, 2017 a citizen started her car, left it unattended and unlocked and within 3 minutes it was stolen!  The stolen car was located about one hour later on Fish Hatchery Road over the W. Beltline Hwy.  The … Continue reading Lock Your Vehicle!!

Crime Map

Did you know you can have access to a Crime Map for the Town of Madison?  As a matter of fact many of the communities in Dane County are using the same Crime Map!  Go to: https://communitycrimemap.com/ and click on WI.  Scroll down to “Town of Madison” and click on it.  You will now see all “events” that occurred, including our neighboring communities.  An “event” is anything that created a written report by an officer except motor vehicle crashes and child sexual assault cases.  These events are created when a report is typed, not when the call comes in so … Continue reading Crime Map

Phone scam

On October 4th, 2017, the Town of Madison Police Department took a phone scam complaint.  The victim said she received a phone call from a male who stated he was a US Marshall. The male stated his name was Deputy McCoy and that he was calling because she missed jury duty that morning.  She was told she had to pay $1,000 dollars or to be arrested. She was instructed to buy a gift card from Walmart or another business and to read the numbers off to Deputy McCoy over the phone. The department obtained the telephone number, that had a 608 area … Continue reading Phone scam

Possession of a firearm by adjudicated delinquent

Another firearm taken off the street by good police work.  This time it was a 20 gauge shotgun in possession by an 18 year old that was involved in a confrontation with other kids. On August 5, 2017, at approximately 8:07 p.m., Dispatch provided information about a weapons offense which had just occurred in the Town of Madison. Dispatch information relayed was that a gold vehicle left with subjects involved who had just accosted other subjects with firearms. The vehicle was described as a gold sedan and was heading toward Seminole Highway. As Officer Weaver was at the intersection of … Continue reading Possession of a firearm by adjudicated delinquent

One Year Progress Update – Use of Force Recommendations

As I have mentioned before Dane County Law Enforcement has been working with the United Way and Leaders of Color Collaboration to launch a Use of Force recommendation to police agencies across Dane County.  This link below is a one-year report.  I wanted to share this with those that might have interest. Use of Force recommendations, 06-2017 Chief Gregory Continue reading One Year Progress Update – Use of Force Recommendations

Media Release – Attempted Bank Robbery

Date of Release:  June 2, 2017 Released By:  Chief Scott Gregory Incident:  Attempted Bank Robbery Date:  June 1, 2017 Case Number:  17-184408 Case Time:  1:16 pm Address:  33 Nob Hill Road, WEA Credit Union   Arrested Person(s)/Suspect Description: Jazzmond R.W. Stanley M/B 36 years of age Town of Madison resident Details of Incident: At 1:16 pm officers were dispatched to a 911 disconnect at WEA Credit Union, 33 Nob Hill Road. While officers were in route, the call was updated to a robbery in progress.  Officers were also updated on the vehicle and suspect description.  Officer Pucillo turned onto Badger … Continue reading Media Release – Attempted Bank Robbery

Did you know…..

For many years the Dane County Chiefs of Police Association (DCCOPA.org) has met 11 times a year to discuss important law enforcement topics.  Topics this year have included legislative updates, Community Restorative Courts, Reach a Child group, MACH, community relations, round table discussions with Leader of Color, Law Enforcement Death Response Team, Special Olympics and other topics throughout the year.  Every May we take a group photo.  Dane County has 27 law enforcement agencies?  Can you name them all?  They are; Belleville Police Dept, Blue Mounds Police Dept, Brooklyn Police Dept, Cottage Grove Police Dept, Cross Plains Police Dept, Dane County Sheriff’s Office, Dane Police Dept, De Forest … Continue reading Did you know…..