Town Media release regarding Joint Proposal to Move Up Final Attachment of the Town of Madison

Town of Madison citizens and employees have had questions regarding the Joint Proposal to Move Up Final Attachment of the Town of Madison.  Please see the attached media release and attached letters.  I believe the Town has purposefully kept the release short and attached the letters to allow the reader to come to their own conclusions. Chief Gregory Town of Madison release, 051618 Continue reading Town Media release regarding Joint Proposal to Move Up Final Attachment of the Town of Madison

Media Release – Residential Burglary in Progress

Date of Release:  May 15, 2018 Released By:  Chief Scott T. Gregory Incident:  Residential Burglary Date:  May 14, 2018 Case Number:  18-173579 Case Time:  12:02 pm Address:  Burr Oak Lane   Arrested Persons Luis Manuel Ortiz Male, 27 years old City of Madison resident Charges: Burglary and Violation of Probation Megan E. Stanford Female, 31 years old Oregon, WI resident Charges: Party to a crime of Burglary Details of Incident: On May 14, 2018 at 12:02 pm officers were dispatched to a residence on Burr Oak Lane for a burglary in progress.  The caller, a concerned neighbor, provided a description … Continue reading Media Release – Residential Burglary in Progress

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