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Posted on: November 6, 2020

Holiday Light Tour

2020 Holiday Light Tour

Spread the joy of the holidays with your neighbors and visitors to Fitchburg with our HOLIDAY LIGHT TOUR event. Decorate your home (businesses can participate too!) with your brightest & best holiday lights for all to enjoy! A master map will be compi...

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City of Fitchburg
Posted on: December 1, 2020

Military Ridge Path & Cannonball Path Detours

Military Ridge Path & Cannonball Path detours are planned to start next Monday, December 7, 2020. Portions of these paths, including the Velo UnderRound roundabout, will be closed during the project. To download the detour map or for more information ...

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City of Fitchburg
Posted on: November 6, 2020

Talk with Santa on Zoom!

Talk with Santa

Due to concerns and safety with the COVID-19 pandemic, this years annual Children's Holiday Party has been canceled. However, the City of Fitchburg is happy to announce a brand new event called "Talk With Santa".  Your kids can talk wit...

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City of Fitchburg
Posted on: November 4, 2020

Join us in Using a Low-salt Diet for Winter Maintenance

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This winter, join us in using a "low salt" diet for winter maintenance activities. Did you know that once salt is in the environment, it doesn’t go away? It degrades our infrastructure and ends up in our lakes, rivers, streams and wetla...

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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

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: 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: November 11, 2020

Burglary Capitol Petro 20-18432

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Incident Type: Burglary

Incident Date: 11/11/20

Date of Release: 11/11/20

Case Number: 20-18432

Completed By: Sgt. Dan Varriale

On November 11, 2020, at approximately 1:31 a.m., Fitchburg police officers responded t...

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Police Department Press Releases
Posted on: October 30, 2020

Two Arrested In Connection With Recovered Stolen Vehicle

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Incident Type: Burglary/Stolen Vehicle/Arrests

Incident Date: 10/29 & 10/30

Date of Release: 10/30

Case Number: FP20-17672

Completed By: Lt. Edward Hartwick

Details:

Earlier today, Fitchburg officers arrested a p...

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Police Department Press Releases
Posted on: October 30, 2020

Shot fired-1900 block of Pike Drive

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Incident Type: Shot Fired

Location: 1900 block Pike Drive

 Incident Date: 10/30/20

Release Date: 10/30/20

Incident #: 20-17724

Prepared By: Sgt Michael Buri

Incident Details:

On October 30, at 12:10 a.m., Fitchburg Officers responded to the 190...

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Police Department Press Releases
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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Police Department Press Releases
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 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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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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