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Posted on: October 26, 2020

Restrooms in City Parks to Close for Season

City staff will begin closing park restrooms for the winter season beginning this week. The restrooms at McKee and Huegel-Jamestown parks will remain open through November.

City of Fitchburg
Posted on: October 1, 2020

In-Person Absentee Voting

In-person absentee voting hours for the November 3, 2020 General Election will be held in the Oak Hall Room of the Fitchburg Community Center, 5510 Lacy Road. Use the link following for dates, times and additional voting information.

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Posted on: September 28, 2020

Trick-or-Treating Recommendation and Resources

With Halloween approaching, the City of Fitchburg recommends community members closely monitor guidance from Public Health Madison & Dane County to inform decisions about trick-or-treat participation. For those choosing to participate in trick-or trea...

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City of Fitchburg
Posted on: September 29, 2020

Polling Location Change for District 1 Residents

If you are a resident of District 1, Wards 1-4, please note that your polling location has changed. Your new polling location is Little John's Restaurant, located at 5302 Verona Road, Fitchburg. For additional information on voting, please visit ...

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City of Fitchburg
Posted on: September 21, 2020

Options for Returning Your Absentee Ballot

Over 8,669 City of Fitchburg residents were mailed absentee ballots for the November 3rd General Election recently. Ballots will continue to be mailed to residents who request them. Residents have options for returning their completed ballots whi...

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City of Fitchburg
Posted on: September 16, 2020

Dane County Voter ID Coalition

The Dane County Voter ID Coalition can:

-Serve as a witness for your absentee ballot. Someone will come out to your residence.

-Give you a ride to your polling location on Election Day.

-Give you a ride to drop off your absentee ballot to our office, prior t...

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City of Fitchburg
Posted on: September 17, 2020

Leaf-Free Streets for Fitchburg!

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The sight of leaves changing color and falling from trees is a beautiful event to look forward to each fall. However, if not carefully managed, leaves can become harmful to our environment. When it rains, water runs through leaves in the street forming a ...

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City of Fitchburg
Posted on: October 26, 2020

Council Proposed Amendments to 2021 Operating Budget

The Council proposed amendments to the 2021 Operating Budget are now available on the website for viewing. To access the Mayor's Proposed Budget and the Council Proposed Amendments, use the link below. 

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Posted on: October 23, 2020

Fitchburg FD Receives FM Global Grant

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The Fitchburg Fire Department (FFD) has received a $1,170 Fire Prevention Grant from FM Global, one of the world's largest commercial property insurers.

Due to COVID-19 physical distancing restrictions, FM Global representatives were available in ...

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Posted on: August 6, 2020

Spotlight Series: Officer Wellness

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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...

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Police Department News
Posted on: June 22, 2020

Spotlight Series: Mental Health Response

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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 ...

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Police Department News
Posted on: October 10, 2018

Property Crime Prevention

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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.

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Posted on: October 22, 2020

Shots Fired-2300 block of Post Rd

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Incident Type: Shots Fired

Incident Date: 10/22/20

Date of Release: 10/22/20

Case Number: 20-17291

Completed By: Sgt. Johnston

On Thursday, October 22nd, 2020, at approximately 4:58 p.m., Fitchburg Police responded ...

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Police Department Press Releases
Posted on: October 18, 2020

Multiple Burglaries: Red Arrow Trail & Jenewein Road

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Incident Type: Burglaries

Incident Date: 10/17/20

Date of Release: 10/18/20

Case Number: FP20-16945, FP20-16948, FP20-16949, FP20-16950

Completed By: Lt. Edward Hartwick

Late Saturday evening, Fitchburg officers inv...

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Police Department Press Releases
Posted on: October 11, 2020

Stabbing suspect arrested

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Incident Type: Stabbing

Location: 3500 Breckenridge Ct

Incident Date: 10/11/20

Release Date: 10/11/20

Incident #: 20-0016625

Prepared By: Sgt Michael Buri

Incident Details:

Stabbing 

On Sunday, October 11, at 4:43 a.m., a Fitchburg Off...

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Police Department Press Releases
Posted on: September 26, 2020

Shots Fired-4400 block of Sentinel Pass

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Incident Type: Shots Fired

Incident Date: 9/26/20

Date of Release: 9/26/20

Case Number: 20-15878

Completed By: Sgt. Johnston

On September 26, 2020, at approximately 9:07 p.m., Fitchburg Police responded to the 4400 ...

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Police Department Press Releases
Posted on: September 9, 2020

Death Investigation

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Incident Type: Death Investigation

Incident Date: 9/9/20

Date of Release: 9/9/20

Case Number: 20-14984

Completed By: Sgt. Nick Clemens

On September 9, 2020 at 4:03 p.m., officers from the Fitchburg Police Department...

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Posted on: September 8, 2020

Armed Robbery 20-14930

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Incident Type: Armed Robbery

Incident Date: 9/8/20

Date of Release: 9/8/20

Case Number: 20-14930

Completed By: Sgt. Dan Varriale

On September 8, 2020, at approximately 4:45 a.m., Fitchburg Police responded to the Ke...

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Police Department Press Releases
Posted on: September 4, 2020

McKee Road Welfare Check - UPDATED

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UPDATE (9/4/20/4:25 p.m.):

Members of the Dane County Sheriff’s Office Tactical Response Team and Fitchburg Police personnel took the man into protective custody around 3:45 p.m.  The male received immediate medical assistance and was tr...

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Police Department Press Releases
Posted on: August 30, 2020

Viroqua Drive Shooting

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Incident Type: Shooting

Location: 6000 block of Viroqua Drive

Incident Date: 8/30/20

Release Date: 8/30/20

Incident #: 20-14390

Prepared By: Lt. Edward Hartwick

Incident Details:

An 18-year-old man was transported to the hospital with life-threatening i...

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Police Department Press Releases
Posted on: August 22, 2020

Shots Fired

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Incident Type: Shots Fired  

Incident Date: 8/21/20

Date of Release: 8/22/20

Case #: 20-13816

Completed By: Sergeant Nick Clemens

On Friday August 21, 2020, at 10:50pm, Officers from the Fitchburg Police Department responded to the 1900 block...

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Posted on: August 22, 2020

Fight Leads to Firearm Discharge

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Incident Type: Shot Fired  

Incident Date: 8/21/20

Date of Release: 8/22/20

Case #: 20-13811

Completed By: Sergeant Nick Clemens

On Friday August 21, 2020, at 8:11pm, Officers from the Fitchburg Police Department responded to the 2300 block o...

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Police Department Press Releases
Posted on: August 20, 2020

Stolen Vehicle Pursuit & Arrest

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Incident Type: Stolen Vehicle Pursuit & Assist Dane County Sheriff’s Office

Incident Date: 8/19/20

Date of Release: 8/20/20

Case #: 20-13631

Completed By: Lieutenant Edward Hartwick

Arrested Subjects & Referred Charges:

  • Kaiwan Harvey,...
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Posted on: August 5, 2020

*UPDATE* Suspect Sketch * Capital City Trail Attack

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UPDATE

Date: 8/5/20

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.

The inv...

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Police Department Press Releases
Posted on: February 17, 2020

Disturbance Leads to Shot Fired

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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...

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