Madison police officers said goodbye to one of their own Wednesday, May 22, 2013, as the department held a visitation for Sergeant Karen Krahn. Sergeant Krahn passed away peacefully on Sunday, May 19, 2013, after a lengthy battle with cancer. While she was in hospice, the Madison Police Department (MPD) presented Sergeant Krahn with the department’s first… Read more »
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Madison Police dogs help find a missing man by searching a frozen lake.
Slim Helps Catch a Burglar – March 2013 An attempted burglary occurred on the far east side of Madison. A resident pointed out tracks and Slim followed a scent to a home nearby. Police officers found wet boots which matched the track marks. The suspect was arrested. Slim’s 3-hour Track – July 2012 A… Read more »
Through the efforts of Bitty, a dog owned by Police Officer Carren Corcoran, the body of a drowning victim was located in Lake Mendota. See the article in the Wisconsin State Journal.
A Madison Police Department K9 team tracked an alleged killer for 3 hours across almost 4 miles in the sweltering heat. “I think Slim’s track on the night of the homicide really illustrates just how valuable our canine partners are,” Madison police spokesman Joel DeSpain said. “They help us track down suspects, find lost people,… Read more »
According to police reports, two men were walking along Bel-Aire Drive on Aug. 18, 2010 when they spotted a burglar trying to get into a neighbor’s home. The citizens confronted the crook, and recognized him as a suspect from past neighborhood burglaries. They tried to grab onto the man, but he took off running as… Read more »