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…..

Another violent law enforcement death

I pray this is the last violent law enforcement death I post this year!  I have made this statement in the past.  “Twenty years ago people would fight with the police to get away.  Now, they fight with the police to kill us.”  This is an example of such an incident.  After being shot Corporal Ballard ran from the suspect to get cover.  The suspect chased him and shot him numerous times instead of continuing to run away.  This man was only 32 years old and had a wife and young daughter.  Makes me want to cry…. My condolences and … Continue reading Another violent law enforcement death

Puerto Rico law enforcement agent killed

A “simple” traffic stop leads to an officers death.  If you wonder why officers are “on their toes” when you are stopped this is why.  All of us know that a simple traffic stop can lead easily lead to a life and death situation.  My condolences and prayers to Officer Delos Santos-Barbosa’s family and Ponce, Puerto Rico. Chief Gregory Agent Benjamín De los Santos-Barbosa succumbed to a gunshot wound sustained four days earlier following a vehicle pursuit in Ponce, Puerto Rico. He and three other officers attempted to stop a vehicle for having illegal window tint. The driver, who was … Continue reading Puerto Rico law enforcement agent killed

Sex Offender Information Bulletins

The Town of Madison Police Department is releasing the following 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 individuals who appears on this notification has been convicted of a sex offense.  Further, his criminal history places him in a classification level which reflects the potential to re-offend. This sex offenders have served the incarceration sentence imposed on them by the courts and is on parole supervision.  They are NOT wanted … Continue reading Sex Offender Information Bulletins

Yet, another cop shot

There are so many of us getting shot again this year.  In Dane County more and more guns are being found on arrested subjects.  I ask all officers to stay alert. Chief Gregory Deputy Sheriff David Wade was shot and killed at approximately 8:30 am as he attempted to serve an eviction notice at a residence near the intersection of CR 66 and Midwest Boulevard, outside of Mulhall, Oklahoma. He encountered three subjects at the residence and began checking their identifications. One of the subjects opened fire on Deputy Wade, striking him multiple times. The man then stole Deputy Wade’s … Continue reading Yet, another cop shot

Another sad in Wisconsin

Trooper Anthony Borostowski was killed in a single vehicle crash at mile marker 89 on eastbound I-90/94 in Sauk County. He was on patrol at approximately 4:00 am when his patrol car left the roadway and struck a tree. He was pronounced dead at the scene. Trooper Borostowski was a member of the Wisconsin Army National Guard and had served with the Wisconsin State Patrol for three years. Our hearts and prayers go out to Trooper Borostowski’s family, the WI State Patrol and all of the WI Law Enforcement community. Chief Gregory   Continue reading Another sad in Wisconsin