Madison Police Department

Find Madison Wisconsin police departments, precincts, and stations. Police departments provide information on public safety, police reports, dispatch, impounds, and policing.


Madison Police Department 211 South Carroll Street Madison WI 53703 608-261-9694


Madison Town Police Department 2120 Fish Hatchery Road Madison WI 53713 608-210-7262

Maple Bluff Police Department 18 Oxford Place Madison WI 53704 608-244-1430

Shorewood Hills Police Department 810 Shorewood Boulevard Madison WI 53705 608-267-2680

About Madison Police Departments

Police Departments in Madison, WI are law enforcement agencies that are responsible for policing the Madison community. Madison police promote public safety by preventing crime, stopping crimes in process, criminal investigations, and by providing first response to emergencies.

You may contact the Police Department for questions about:
  • Madison public criminal records
  • Filing accident reports
  • Filing Madison police reports
  • 911 emergencies and first responders
  • Filing complaints and public safety concerns
  • Fingerprinting services
  • Madison Police jobs and employment
Madison Criminal Records

Madison Police Stations keep public records that are available to the public including criminal records, arrest records, police reports, accident reports, police blotters, and Madison crime maps. Police Depts may also provide information about driving history, traffic violations, parking tickets, and car accident reports that may be required for insurance claims.

Crime Prevention

Madison Police Officers are empowered to protect the community through various laws and statutes granted by the state of Wisconsin and local community ordinances. Policing powers are used to prevent and deter crime in Madison, WI and may include arrest and detainment, stop and search, issuing tickets and fines, and performing investigations of criminal activity.

Police Department Units

Police Departments in Madison are broken down into several internal units, each tasked with a specific set of policing responsibilities and goals. The Madison Police Patrol works to promote public safety through Police Officer presence, typically in Police cars, foot patrol, bicycle police, and by providing emergency response. Madison Detective units are tasked with gathering evidence, investigating and solving crimes to aid the effort of criminal prosecution. Traffic Control Police enforce Madison traffic safety laws through the issuance of fines and driving tickets for traffic and driving violations.

Madison Police Dept Specialized Units

The Madison Police are organized into specialized task groups to help combat crime and public safety issues. These specialized task forces include domestic violence units, anti-gang squads, and drugs and narcotics units. Police Officers work to improve relations in the Madison community through focused community policing groups which establish ties with local businesses, neighborhood groups, religious groups, and schools.