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  • Madison police giving away free steering wheel locks to certain Hyundai owners

    Posted on Aug 2, 2022 | In an effort to prevent stolen vehicles, the Madison Police Department is handing out free wheel locks to people who own certain Hyundai models. The locks will be distributed during the department’s annual National Night Out event on Wednesday. The event runs from 5-7 p.m. outside of the Madison...
  • 2022 Summer Strategic Plan: How things are going two months in

    Posted on Aug 1, 2022 | For the past two months, the Madison Police Department has been focused on reducing shots fired calls, stolen auto incidents and hazardous driving. These three areas are the main priorities outlined in the department’s 2022 summer strategic plan. “Data and statistics show these incidents typically...
  • Survey results released: Madison residents satisfied with MPD performance overall, more work needs to be done

    Posted on Jul 14, 2022 | The Madison Police Department has released the results of a citywide survey designed to improve policing in our community. Overall, the majority of Madison residents approve of the job police are doing and feel safe in their neighborhoods. “We want to keep our community safe. We want make sure...
  • Police chief responds to Highland Park shooting, possible attack locally

    Posted on Jul 7, 2022 | “We are deeply troubled to learn the suspected Illinois parade shooter considered carrying out another attack here in Madison. We feel for the grieving families in Highland Park and all those forever impacted by the events of Monday’s shooting. We recognize tragedy very well could have taken place...
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