Join the MPD Team
We accept applications year-round. We are currently taking applications for our Spring 2022 Academy!
Jennifer Krueger Favour
Captain of Training
Find Your Blue Calling!
We are looking for passionate, dynamic problem-solvers committed to serving the our community with integrity, empathy, and pride. We want officers that are critical thinkers, enjoy problem-solving, and reflect the diversity of our community.
We can give officers tools and training, but it all starts with the people we hire.
Recruitment QuestionsPersonnel & Training Office
January 1, 2021 11:06 AM
At the heart of police work is being privy to the stories of others. We are called in the small hours of the night, in snowstorms and torrential rain, on hot summer Sundays and holiday weekends. We answer those calls and listen to the trials and tragedies of others. I've always been drawn to … [read more]
December 27, 2020 9:58 AM
Linda Baehmann has always been a competitor. In her early life, she was a barrel racer. In college, she was a competitive rower. She has completed Ironman three times. Linda is one of a small cadre of women who competed for, and served on, the Madison Police SWAT team. As a bicycle enthusiast, … [read more]
December 20, 2020 9:28 AM
Officer Emily Samson has served with the MPD for almost twenty years. During her tenure, she has maintained the same discipline, determination, and compassion while performing her duties. “I have always done this with my heart and soul,” she says. “I am invested in this place, and being a police … [read more]