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Posted on: July 8, 2020

Absentee Voting for the August 11th Partisan Primary

Absentee voting for the August 11 Partisan Primary will be available by curbside and by appointment from Tuesday, July 28 through Thursday, August 6 from 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. and on Friday, August 7 from 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Please c...

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City of Fitchburg
Posted on: July 8, 2020

Grandview Road Closure

On July 15th Grandview Road just to the East of Fitchrona Road will be closed for a culvert replacement. The work should be complete by Friday, July 17th, pending weather.

City of Fitchburg
Posted on: July 2, 2020

City Facilities Update

City buildings remain closed to the public due to COVID-19. Residents should continue to contact departments/staff via email and phone, and utilize online services as much as possible.  For more information on how to conduct services virtually, v...

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City of Fitchburg
Posted on: June 4, 2020

Late Fees on Property Tax Payments Waived

The City of Fitchburg approved resolution R-105-20 in response to COVID-19, which waives interest and penalties on property tax installments due July 31, 2020 until October 1, 2020.  Payments should continue to be made to the County. For addition...

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City of Fitchburg
Posted on: May 26, 2020

Mayor's Proposed 2021-2030 Capital Improvement Plan

The Mayor’s proposed 2021-2030 Capital Improvement Plan (CIP) is now available on the website for viewing. To access the CIP, please use the link below.

 

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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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City of Fitchburg
Posted on: April 24, 2020

Badger State Trail/McKee Road Crossing to Close Monday, April 27

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 ...

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Posted on: July 6, 2020

Propane Grill Starts Deck Fire

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Within two minutes of the initial page by Public Safety Communications (911), the response was upgraded to a full structure fire call when the fire spread to the deck where the grill was being used.

Fitchburg Engine #1 was first on scene and confirmed acti...

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Posted on: July 10, 2020

Emergency Order #8 & Face Coverings

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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...

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Police Department News
Posted on: June 27, 2020

Thefts from Vehicles & Property Crime Prevention

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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...

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Police Department News
Posted on: June 22, 2020

Spotlight Series: Mental Health Response

Spotlight Series

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: June 1, 2020

To Our Fitchburg Community

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...

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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: 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: June 23, 2020

Shots Fired- W Clayton Rd

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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

Incident Details:

At 1:20 a.m., Fitchburg Officers responded to the 4900 block of W Clayton Road ...

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Police Department Press Releases
Posted on: June 21, 2020

Shots Fired - Post Road

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Incident Type:Shots Fired

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

Incident Details:

Just before 3 p.m. on Sunday afternoon, Fitchburg police of...

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Posted on: May 27, 2020

*Update* - Anton Drive Shots Fired

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UPDATE TO ORIGINAL RELEASE

Release Date/Time: 5/27/20/11:00 p.m.

Prepared By: Lt. Edward Hartwick

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Personnel from the Fitchburg Police Department are continuing the investigation into a shots fired incident that occurred Wednesday afternoon, around 3:...

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Posted on: May 26, 2020

PM Update - Chalet Gardens Road Incident

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UPDATE 

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...

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Posted on: May 14, 2020

Lyman Lane Homicide Investigation Arrest

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VIDEO STATEMENT FROM CHIEF CHAD BRECKLIN

Click this link for a video statement from Chief Chad Brecklin

SUMMARY

Early this morning, the Dane County Sheriff’s Office Tactical Response Team, along with personnel from Verona and Middleton Police Depar...

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Posted on: April 28, 2020

2500 block Post Road Stabbing

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On Tuesday, April 28, 2020, at 3:13am, officers from the Fitchburg Police Department responded to the 2500 block of Post Road for a Stabbing.

Upon arrival in the area, officers located one adult male victim with several non-life threatening stab wounds. &a...

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Posted on: April 20, 2020

Fitchburg Police respond to bicyclist vs dump truck accident

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Incident Type: Motor Vehicle Accident

Incident Date: 4/20/20

Date of Release: 4/20//20

Case #: 20-6465

Completed By: Sgt. Pete Johnston

On Monday, April 20th, 2020, at approximately 3:48 p.m. officers from the Fitchburg Police Department were dispatch...

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Police Department Press Releases
Posted on: April 15, 2020

Armed Robbery - Dollar Tree

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Incident Type: Armed Robbery

Location: Dollar Tree - 3038 Fish Hatchery Road

Incident Date: 4/15/20

Date of Release: 4/15/20

Case #: FP20-0006161

Completed By: Sgt. Ryan Michels

Details: 

On April 15, 2020, at approximately 10:37 a.m., officers with the...

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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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