Posts By: Capital K9s

Capital K9s Establishes Memorial Fund

K9 Johnny was one of the originals. Hitting the streets in 2005 as a member of the Madison Police Department’s first-ever K9 Unit, he served a long and heroic career protecting the Capital City until his retirement in February 2015.  On July 1, 2016, he passed away at the age of 13. This #GivingTuesday, November 29,… Read more »

MPD K9 Unit Receives Grant

The Madison Police Department (MPD) recently received a grant from the IRONMAN Foundation and the Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation which will be put to good use in the K9 unit! This generous gift totaling $7,483 helps ensure MPD’s first and only explosive detection dog, K9 Carl, will be better protected with brand new equipment. We… Read more »

Dog & Pony Show 2016

  Indigo Trail Farms Fundraiser Capital K9s and Madison Mounted sincerely thank Dr. Stacey Bean for graciously hosting a fundraising event at Indigo Trail Farms.  In addition, The Carlson Company, Soils & Engineering Services, Inc., David E. Zanger, Sous Chef UW Health, Karben4, and Becker505 made this event possible.  Those attending were amazed by the K9… Read more »

K9 Jagger locates fleeing suspect

July 25, 2016 8:56 AM On July 15th, at approximately 10:22 pm, Madison police officers attempted to stop a vehicle for a traffic violation.  The car was slow to pull over.  When it finally did stop the front seat passenger fled immediately from the traffic stop.  Officers immediately set up a perimeter around the area… Read more »

Remembering K9 Johnny

Sad news from this weekend, as former MPD K9 Johnny has passed away. Johnny was one of the original dogs with whom MPD started the K9 Unit in 2005, where he served for 10 very successful years. Because of what Johnny was able to accomplish, from finding drugs to tracking burglars to locating missing and… Read more »

K9 Frees Locates Evidence

The following is extracted verbatim from the Madison Police Department blotter: June 21, 2016 8:32 AM Last evening, Officer Nick Eull and K9 Frees were dispatched to assist with a weapons offense investigation. What had started out with two juveniles physically fighting in a nearby park escalated into a stabbing. After the initial fight was… Read more »

Sgt. Jeff Felt and K9 Carl Graduate

Officer Baumgart and I continued our training this last week with our K9 partners, Allied and Carl, respectively.  We continue to progress in our training.  Our training week began with searching in a working jail.  We both did searches, Carl and I searching for explosives, and Allied and Jason searching for illegal drugs.  The dogs… Read more »

Week 3 Training Update

Reported by Sgt Jeff Felt, Madison Police Department Officer Baumgart and I continue to progress in our training with K9 Allied and K9 Carl.  As I’ve mentioned, the training continues to build for both the handlers and the dogs.  Much progress was made this week and there is much more to learn! I’m not sure… Read more »