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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 22, 2020

Mayor's Proposed 2021 Operating Budget

The Mayor’s proposed 2021 Operating Budget is now available on the website for viewing. To access the budget, use the following link:  http://www.fitchburgwi.gov/1998/Financial-Records-Reports

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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 15, 2020

Irish Lane (S. Syene Road to CTH MM) Closed September 21, 2020 – October 2, 2020

From September 21, 2020 to September 23, 2020 Irish Lane will be closed at the USH 14 bridge. During these days all emergency vehicles, residents, garbage collection, and mail delivery will be required to access properties east of USH 14 from CTH MM and a...

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Posted on: September 17, 2020

Leaf-Free Streets for Fitchburg!

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: May 6, 2020

2020 Census - Complete the Census now to benefit all of Fitchburg!!

Go here to complete the Census: https://my2020census.gov/

For further information on the Census, see the following: www.fitchburgwi.gov/2020Census, www.2020census.gov, #FitchburgCounts, and #2020Census

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Posted on: September 15, 2020

FFD Open House Canceled / Chalk Your Walk Campaign

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Every year the Fitchburg Fire Department (FFD) participates in the national Fire Prevention Week to education the community regarding the dangers of fire. This year Fire Safety Week is October 4 – 10, 2020. Normally, this week would be celebrate...

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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: July 27, 2020

Interrupted Burglary

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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...

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Police Department News
Posted on: July 24, 2020

Property Crime Prevention

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...

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Police Department News
Posted on: July 23, 2020

Stand Up to Property Crime

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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 ...

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Police Department News
Posted on: July 18, 2020

Don't Let Crime Push Your (Garage Door) Buttons

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...

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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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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: 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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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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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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Posted on: July 23, 2020

Weapons Violation- King James Way at Norfolk Dr

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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...

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Posted on: July 19, 2020

Sentinel Pass Shooting

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Incident Type:Shooting

Location: 4400 block of Sentinel Pass

Incident Date: 7/19/20

Release Date: 7/19/20

Incident #: 20-11732

Prepared By: Lt. Edward Hartwick

Incident Details:

A nineteen-year-old man sustained serious, but n...

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Posted on: July 7, 2020

Shots Fired- W Clayton Rd

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Incident Type: Weapons Violation

Incident Date: 7/7/20

Date of Release: 7/7/20

Case #: 20-11061

Completed By: Sergeant Cesar Lopez

On Tuesday July 7th, 2020, at approximately 1:54am, Officers from the Fitchburg Police Department responded to the 4000 ...

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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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