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On August 11, 2020 at 7:30 pm the Common Council will hold a public hearing at Fitchburg City Hall and/or virtually regarding Council proposed amendments to the 2021-2030 Capital Improvement Plan (CIP). To access the Mayor’s proposed CIP and the...
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For further information on the Census, see the following: www.fitchburgwi.gov/2020Census, www.2020census.gov, #FitchburgCounts, and #2020Census
The reconstruction of McKee Road includes the construction of a new Badger State Trail Bridge over McKee Road. During the construction of the bridge, a detour of the path will be in place until the end of August 2020, provided favorable weather ...
In 2019, 228 law enforcement officers across the United States completed suicide, far exceeding the 132 officers who were killed in the line of duty during the same time. This sobering statistic underscores the need for a continued emphasis on officer wel...
Over the weekend, officers working evening/overnight hours focused their patrol efforts in neighborhoods throughout the city and notified many homeowners of open garage doors.
Around 5:00 a.m. this morning, a third-shift (11 p.m. - 7 a.m.) officer was on p...
Thursday night, around 9 p.m., we responded to a residence on Stamford Place for a burglary where a vehicle was stolen from an open garage. The owner reported the vehicle fob was in the car.
Early this morning we responded to a residence on Dawley Drive fo...
Early this morning we responded to a home on Corner Stone Way after a resident awoke to find two individuals in the kitchen. The individuals fled the home when the resident screamed.
It appears the suspects accessed the garage with a garage door ...
We continue to receive reports of unlocked cars entered overnight and burglaries resulting from garage door openers left in these cars. In many cases, the suspects entered the garage in search of cars and keys. Unfortunately, we have also had several case...
In advance of Public Health Madison & Dane County’s Emergency Order #8, which includes a mandate to wear face coverings in certain situations, we wanted to provide some information regarding how we plan to comply with the order and aid in ou...
In the last 48 hours, we have taken theft from vehicle reports in several different areas including Schumann Drive, Placid Street and Triverton Pike Drive.
Over the last 30 days we have recorded 26 theft from vehicle incidents, up from 9 during the previou...
The following post is the first of our new “Spotlight Series”, designed to provide insight into some of the many different aspects of our department.
Last week, Fitchburg Police officers responded to a west side neighborhood for a call ...
To Our Fitchburg Community,
Last week I watched in disbelief the video of George Floyd’s last moments and was extremely disturbed and saddened by what I saw. The actions of the former Minneapolis Police Officers in that video do not reflect the v...
Property crimes are the most prevalent, as well the most preventable, crimes we respond to.
•If a door has a lock, use it. This includes the door from your garage to your residence. Keep exterior doors locked even when you are home.
With the assistance of the Wisconsin Department of Justice Division of Criminal Investigation, a forensic sketch of the suspect in yesterday’s Capital City Trail attack was completed today. The sketch can be found below.
Incident Type: Weapons Violation
Incident Date: 7/23/20
Date of Release: 7/23/20
Case #: 20-12011
Completed By: Sergeant Cesar Lopez
On Tuesday July 23, 2020, at approximately 12:44am, Officers from the Fitchburg Police Department responded to the int...
Location: 4400 block of Sentinel Pass
Incident Date: 7/19/20
Release Date: 7/19/20
Incident #: 20-11732
Prepared By: Lt. Edward Hartwick
A nineteen-year-old man sustained serious, but n...
Incident Date: 7/7/20
Date of Release: 7/7/20
Case #: 20-11061
On Tuesday July 7th, 2020, at approximately 1:54am, Officers from the Fitchburg Police Department responded to the 4000 ...
Incident Type:Shots Fired
Location: 4900 Block W Clayton Rd
Incident Date: 6/23/20
Release Date: 6/23/20
Incident #: 20-10288
Prepared By: Sgt Michael Buri
At 1:20 a.m., Fitchburg Officers responded to the 4900 block of W Clayton Road ...
Location: Intersection of Post Road and Index Road
Incident Date: 6/21/20
Release Date: 6/21/20
Incident #: 20-10029
Prepared By: Lt. Edward Hartwick
Just before 3 p.m. on Sunday afternoon, Fitchburg police of...
UPDATE TO ORIGINAL RELEASE
Release Date/Time: 5/27/20/11:00 p.m.
Personnel from the Fitchburg Police Department are continuing the investigation into a shots fired incident that occurred Wednesday afternoon, around 3:...
Date/Time of Update: 5/27/20 / 1:15 p.m.
Prepared by: Lt. Edward Hartwick
Shortly after 10:30 this morning, investigators left the apartment on Chalet Gardens Road following an additional search for non-hazardous evidence. Earlier this morni...
VIDEO STATEMENT FROM CHIEF CHAD BRECKLIN
Click this link for a video statement from Chief Chad Brecklin
Early this morning, the Dane County Sheriff’s Office Tactical Response Team, along with personnel from Verona and Middleton Police Depar...
Incident Type: Shot Fired - 1900 block Pike Drive
Incident Date: 2/17/20
Date of Release: 2/17/20
Case #: 20-2964
Completed By: Sgt. Andrew McCarthy
On Monday, February 17th, 2020 at 8:12 p.m., Officers with the Fitchburg Police Department responded t...