Madison Police Department Neighborhood Response Session Mayor Dave Cieslewicz Chief Noble Wray Captain Jay Lengfeld Alderp...
Long-Term MPD Response <ul><li>Adjust our citywide approach on how we focus on problems </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Prioritizati...
Long-Term MPD Response <ul><li>We must pay attention to quality of life issues: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Self reporting </li>...
Long-Term MPD Response <ul><li>Work towards a higher level of officer engagement and problem solving </li></ul><ul><ul><li...
Impact Before 2009 <ul><li>Accelerated academy in 2008 </li></ul><ul><li>Separate Community Policing Teams for North & Eas...
MPD Staffing <ul><li>MPD staffing in 2009 and beyond (request for 30 additional officers) </li></ul><ul><li>Police staffin...
The West District <ul><li>28+ Square Miles of Land Mass </li></ul><ul><li>Population of 80,000 (approximate) </li></ul><ul...
West Police District <ul><li>Patrol Officers: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>1 st  Detail (7a-3p): 6 officers </li></ul></ul><ul><u...
West Police District = Busy <ul><li>From January 1 – September 11, 2007, WPD officers responded to  25,727  calls for poli...
Safety Concerns from Listening Session <ul><li>Loitering (80) </li></ul><ul><li>Drugs (57) </li></ul><ul><li>Speeding/traf...
How attendees characterized the level of criminal activity in their neighborhood <ul><li>Very high – 89 </li></ul><ul><li>...
Calls for Police Service – West District <ul><li>2001: 31,393 </li></ul><ul><li>2002: 34,145 </li></ul><ul><li>2003: 35,93...
City Growth & Displacement <ul><li>Increase in poverty/unemployment in area </li></ul><ul><li>Families on public assistanc...
City Growth & Displacement <ul><li>Housing Issues: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Higher level of Section 8 housing </li></ul></ul>...
City Growth & Displacement <ul><li>Cultural lifestyle expectations (urban/suburban): </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Noise level </l...
Response to Community Concerns <ul><li>Short term (September – December, 2007) </li></ul><ul><li>Intermediate (2008) </li>...
Short Term Response <ul><li>Expectations letter to area residents </li></ul><ul><li>Expectations letter to property owners...
Short Term Response <ul><li>Officer overtime (600 hours) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Traffic enforcement </li></ul></ul><ul><ul>...
Short Term Response <ul><li>Increase communication between MPD and neighborhood watch groups </li></ul><ul><li>Report of m...
Short Term Response <ul><li>Focus on problem landlords </li></ul><ul><li>Work with City Attorney’s Office to fast track an...
Short Term Response <ul><li>Community needs to report crimes to MPD </li></ul><ul><li>Community needs to be more inclusive...
Intermediate Response <ul><li>Increase West District Community Policing Team by two officers </li></ul><ul><li>Explore re-...
West District Community Policing Team <ul><li>Group of officers focused on problem solving </li></ul><ul><li>One officer a...
Other Potential Tools <ul><li>Anti-graffiti ordinance </li></ul><ul><li>User fees for overuse of police services </li></ul...
Community Support <ul><li>Continue with current programs (neighborhood watch, after school programs, etc.) </li></ul><ul><...
Long Term Response <ul><li>Adding patrol beats to 1 st  and 3 rd  details </li></ul><ul><li>Adding two additional officers...
SOUTHWEST MADISON  PUBLIC SAFETY  FOLLOW UP MEETING Mayor Dave Cieslewicz September 13, 2007
Response to Southwest Neighborhood Concerns Must be Comprehensive <ul><li>Adding police resources </li></ul><ul><li>Target...
Adding Police Resources <ul><li>30 more police officers in 2008 budget </li></ul><ul><li>Accelerated police academy </li><...
Adding Police Resources <ul><li>New $50,000 West Side Safety Initiative for last quarter of 2007 and 2008: </li></ul><ul><...
Adding Police Resources
Adding Police Resources <ul><li>We will track the results of these new resources through Madison Measures benchmarks such ...
Targeting Bad Landlords <ul><li>Pushing Council to approve nuisance abatement ordinance on September 18 th </li></ul><ul><...
Strengthening Neighborhoods <ul><li>Create West Side Planning Council in 2008 </li></ul><ul><li>Expand neighborhood watch ...
Strengthening Neighborhoods <ul><li>SW Planning Process – Quick Wins from the neighborhood recommendations </li></ul><ul><...
Strengthening Neighborhoods <ul><li>SW Steering Committee – recommendations from the neighborhood: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>P...
Strengthening Neighborhoods <ul><li>Neighborhood indicators program (based on the “Charlotte Model”):   </li></ul><ul><ul>...
Giving young people positive alternatives <ul><li>Additional $10,000 grant for Wisconsin Youth Company ($60,000 total) </l...
Giving young people positive alternatives <ul><li>Address gang issues – recent gang task force recommendations focus on 3 ...
Lobbying Federal, State, and County governments to  partner with us <ul><li>Work to head off State aid cuts and levy limit...
Citywide Efforts <ul><li>Alcohol license density plan as a means of stopping the flow of police resources to the downtown ...
Upcoming Events <ul><li>Sept. 18 Council Meeting: Nuisance Abatement and Downtown Alcohol Density Plans Considered   </li>...
Charge to the community :  Expect and uphold high standards of civility and behavior
<ul><li>This is just the beginning, not the end of our work </li></ul><ul><li>Please continue to provide your comments, su...
Alder Thuy Pham-Remmele [email_address]
Thank you for attending Mayor Dave Cieslewicz Chief Noble Wray [email_address] [email_address] Alder Thuy Pham-Remmele Cap...
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  • Southwest Neighborhood Response Meeting

    1. 1. Madison Police Department Neighborhood Response Session Mayor Dave Cieslewicz Chief Noble Wray Captain Jay Lengfeld Alderperson Thuy Pham-Remmele
    2. 2. Long-Term MPD Response <ul><li>Adjust our citywide approach on how we focus on problems </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Prioritization with limited resources </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Displacement issues </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Three levels </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Serious crimes/emergencies </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Quality of life issues </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Expectation of service, but not a violation of law </li></ul></ul></ul>
    3. 3. Long-Term MPD Response <ul><li>We must pay attention to quality of life issues: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Self reporting </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Thefts from autos </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Gang graffiti </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Alcohol/burglaries </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Loitering, drugs, prostitution </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Speeding, landlord/tenant issues, etc. </li></ul></ul>
    4. 4. Long-Term MPD Response <ul><li>Work towards a higher level of officer engagement and problem solving </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Build trust </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Foot patrol/bike patrol </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Citizen communication with district Community Policing Team (CPT) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ongoing relationship with district officers </li></ul></ul>
    5. 5. Impact Before 2009 <ul><li>Accelerated academy in 2008 </li></ul><ul><li>Separate Community Policing Teams for North & East districts </li></ul><ul><li>Increase size of West Community Policing Team </li></ul><ul><li>West District field lieutenant </li></ul><ul><li>Six new detective positions in 2008 </li></ul><ul><li>Short term strategies (Capt. Lengfeld) </li></ul>
    6. 6. MPD Staffing <ul><li>MPD staffing in 2009 and beyond (request for 30 additional officers) </li></ul><ul><li>Police staffing study </li></ul><ul><li>What we need from you/expectations of us </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Improve response to quality of life issues </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Improve communication </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Positive impact on area of concern </li></ul></ul>
    7. 7. The West District <ul><li>28+ Square Miles of Land Mass </li></ul><ul><li>Population of 80,000 (approximate) </li></ul><ul><li>370+ Miles of Roadway </li></ul>
    8. 8. West Police District <ul><li>Patrol Officers: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>1 st Detail (7a-3p): 6 officers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>2 nd Detail (3p-11p): 9 officers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>3 rd Detail (11p-7a): 6 officers </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Neighborhood Officers: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Allied Drive </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Theresa/Hammersley/Bettys </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tree/Wexford </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Community Policing Team: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>1 sergeant & 5 officers </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Patrol Staffing (1 st & 3 rd shifts): </li></ul><ul><ul><li>1 officer per 5 square miles </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>1 officer per 63 miles of roadway </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>1 officer per 13,000 residents </li></ul></ul>***6 officers are required to staff 1 patrol beat 24 hours a day/7 days a week
    9. 9. West Police District = Busy <ul><li>From January 1 – September 11, 2007, WPD officers responded to 25,727 calls for police service </li></ul><ul><li>That’s an average of more than 100 police calls per day </li></ul><ul><li>West is the busiest police district in the City ( 25% of total CFS) </li></ul><ul><li>West District calls in 2007 include: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>2 homicides </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>6 arsons </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>59 sexual assaults </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>55 robberies </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>126 weapons offenses/gun calls </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>45 death investigations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>143 stolen autos </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>273 drug incidents </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>299 batteries </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>888 domestic disputes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>2,283 auto crashes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>3,515 citations issued (through August 1) </li></ul></ul>
    10. 10. Safety Concerns from Listening Session <ul><li>Loitering (80) </li></ul><ul><li>Drugs (57) </li></ul><ul><li>Speeding/traffic (57) </li></ul><ul><li>Thefts/burglaries (52) </li></ul><ul><li>Deterioration of property (42) </li></ul><ul><li>Noise (39) </li></ul><ul><li>Damage to Property (38) </li></ul><ul><li>Unsupervised children (35) </li></ul><ul><li>Unsafe to walk through neighborhood (34) </li></ul><ul><li>Graffiti (28) </li></ul><ul><li>Crime in general (25) </li></ul><ul><li>Absent/bad landlords (24) </li></ul><ul><li>Gun shots (24) </li></ul><ul><li>Gangs (23) </li></ul>
    11. 11. How attendees characterized the level of criminal activity in their neighborhood <ul><li>Very high – 89 </li></ul><ul><li>Very high/high – 12 </li></ul><ul><li>High – 104 </li></ul><ul><li>High/moderate – 14 </li></ul><ul><li>Moderate/low – 78 </li></ul><ul><li>Low – 8 </li></ul>
    12. 12. Calls for Police Service – West District <ul><li>2001: 31,393 </li></ul><ul><li>2002: 34,145 </li></ul><ul><li>2003: 35,930 </li></ul><ul><li>2004: 34,743 </li></ul><ul><li>2005: 36,442 </li></ul><ul><li>2006: 36,975 </li></ul><ul><li>This reflects: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A 15% increase over the last six years </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A 6% increase over the last three years </li></ul></ul>
    13. 13. City Growth & Displacement <ul><li>Increase in poverty/unemployment in area </li></ul><ul><li>Families on public assistance: </li></ul><ul><li>Feb. 2000 Feb. 2007 </li></ul><ul><li>Balsam Road Area 46 99 </li></ul><ul><li>Hammersley Road Area 45 94 </li></ul><ul><li>Morraine View Area 35 124 </li></ul><ul><li>Schroeder Road Area 44 63 </li></ul>
    14. 14. City Growth & Displacement <ul><li>Housing Issues: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Higher level of Section 8 housing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>More absentee/problem landlords </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Increase in single parent families </li></ul></ul>
    15. 15. City Growth & Displacement <ul><li>Cultural lifestyle expectations (urban/suburban): </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Noise level </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Bedtime hours </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Supervision of children </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Socializing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Drug dealing & usage </li></ul></ul>
    16. 16. Response to Community Concerns <ul><li>Short term (September – December, 2007) </li></ul><ul><li>Intermediate (2008) </li></ul><ul><li>Long term (2009 and beyond) </li></ul>
    17. 17. Short Term Response <ul><li>Expectations letter to area residents </li></ul><ul><li>Expectations letter to property owners/landlords </li></ul>
    18. 18. Short Term Response <ul><li>Officer overtime (600 hours) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Traffic enforcement </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Foot patrol/bike patrol </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Drug enforcement </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>High visibility patrol </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Quality of life offenses </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Property assessments </li></ul></ul>
    19. 19. Short Term Response <ul><li>Increase communication between MPD and neighborhood watch groups </li></ul><ul><li>Report of monthly calls for police service mailed to landlords </li></ul><ul><li>Increase building inspections in area </li></ul><ul><li>Increase lighting by trimming trees and adding street lights </li></ul>
    20. 20. Short Term Response <ul><li>Focus on problem landlords </li></ul><ul><li>Work with City Attorney’s Office to fast track any drug/nuisance abatement actions </li></ul><ul><li>Passing the nuisance ordinance </li></ul>
    21. 21. Short Term Response <ul><li>Community needs to report crimes to MPD </li></ul><ul><li>Community needs to be more inclusive </li></ul>
    22. 22. Intermediate Response <ul><li>Increase West District Community Policing Team by two officers </li></ul><ul><li>Explore re-aligning patrol beats </li></ul><ul><li>Building a stronger district/neighborhood </li></ul>
    23. 23. West District Community Policing Team <ul><li>Group of officers focused on problem solving </li></ul><ul><li>One officer assigned part-time to the Balsam/Russett area </li></ul><ul><li>One officer assigned part-time as the liaison officer to neighborhood watch groups in the West District </li></ul>
    24. 24. Other Potential Tools <ul><li>Anti-graffiti ordinance </li></ul><ul><li>User fees for overuse of police services </li></ul><ul><li>Review and modify ordinances on landlord/tenant relations </li></ul><ul><li>Limit number of subsidized housing units in a neighborhood (by ordinance) </li></ul><ul><li>Drug loitering ordinance </li></ul><ul><li>Licensing landlords </li></ul><ul><li>Forming a tax district in area </li></ul>
    25. 25. Community Support <ul><li>Continue with current programs (neighborhood watch, after school programs, etc.) </li></ul><ul><li>More youth programs </li></ul><ul><li>More community involvement in neighborhood </li></ul><ul><li>More support programs for adults (drug/alcohol issues; job training; etc.) </li></ul>
    26. 26. Long Term Response <ul><li>Adding patrol beats to 1 st and 3 rd details </li></ul><ul><li>Adding two additional officers to WPD Community Policing Team </li></ul><ul><li>Continue to increase staff as needed </li></ul><ul><li>Funds for neighborhood watch groups </li></ul><ul><li>Use of cameras and other technology </li></ul><ul><li>Federal Weed & Seed grant </li></ul>
    27. 27. SOUTHWEST MADISON PUBLIC SAFETY FOLLOW UP MEETING Mayor Dave Cieslewicz September 13, 2007
    28. 28. Response to Southwest Neighborhood Concerns Must be Comprehensive <ul><li>Adding police resources </li></ul><ul><li>Targeting bad landlords </li></ul><ul><li>Strengthening neighborhoods </li></ul><ul><li>Giving young people positive alternatives </li></ul><ul><li>Lobbying other units of government to partner with us </li></ul><ul><li>Responding on a citywide basis </li></ul>
    29. 29. Adding Police Resources <ul><li>30 more police officers in 2008 budget </li></ul><ul><li>Accelerated police academy </li></ul><ul><li>Changes to police self-reporting system so callers always receive a call back </li></ul>
    30. 30. Adding Police Resources <ul><li>New $50,000 West Side Safety Initiative for last quarter of 2007 and 2008: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Additional police officer overtime </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Civilian overtime to send monthly calls for service reports to property owners </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Increased building inspections </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Improve lighting </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Work with problematic property owners </li></ul></ul>
    31. 31. Adding Police Resources
    32. 32. Adding Police Resources <ul><li>We will track the results of these new resources through Madison Measures benchmarks such as: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Response time </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Value of property lost due to crime </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Crimes committed per 100,000 population </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Citizen satisfaction/sense of safety </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Fatalities and injuries resulting from crime </li></ul></ul>
    33. 33. Targeting Bad Landlords <ul><li>Pushing Council to approve nuisance abatement ordinance on September 18 th </li></ul><ul><li>S taff team (MPD, BI, CA, Mayor) to target bad landlords, and adopt strategy for each </li></ul><ul><li>More landlord training </li></ul><ul><li>Step up systematic building inspections </li></ul>
    34. 34. Strengthening Neighborhoods <ul><li>Create West Side Planning Council in 2008 </li></ul><ul><li>Expand neighborhood watch programs and neighborhood listserv/communication capacity (e.g., e-Neighbors) </li></ul>
    35. 35. Strengthening Neighborhoods <ul><li>SW Planning Process – Quick Wins from the neighborhood recommendations </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Lighting : </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Public : MPD, Building Inspection and Forestry coordination – new/fixed lighting, tree trimming, etc. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Private : BI to recommend improvements in private parking lots, etc. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Traffic Calming:   Traffic Engineering is planning/studying traffic calming on Hammersley Road  </li></ul></ul>
    36. 36. Strengthening Neighborhoods <ul><li>SW Steering Committee – recommendations from the neighborhood: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Promote home ownership in the Betty’s Lane/Theresa Terrace area </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Provide assistance for home security improvements </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Improve safety in neighborhood parks </li></ul></ul>
    37. 37. Strengthening Neighborhoods <ul><li>Neighborhood indicators program (based on the “Charlotte Model”): </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“Early warning” system for neighborhoods </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Staff is developing pilot program </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Possible partnership with UW Population Lab to support data collection and analysis </li></ul></ul>
    38. 38. Giving young people positive alternatives <ul><li>Additional $10,000 grant for Wisconsin Youth Company ($60,000 total) </li></ul><ul><li>$7,500 Urban League grant to link under and unemployed youth with job opportunities </li></ul><ul><li>Review OCS/CDBG budgets for emphasis on programs that target junior high to young adults: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Maintain and seek to increase funding for after school programs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Assess current community youth programs, and gaps in services </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Build more ties between positive mentoring organizations and youth </li></ul>
    39. 39. Giving young people positive alternatives <ul><li>Address gang issues – recent gang task force recommendations focus on 3 areas: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Prevention: Support and expand community gang education programs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Intervention: Provide alternatives (e.g., teen court, after school activities, etc.) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Suppression: Create joint coordination team (city, county, school, etc.) for training, intelligence sharing, etc. </li></ul></ul>
    40. 40. Lobbying Federal, State, and County governments to partner with us <ul><li>Work to head off State aid cuts and levy limits that would prohibit the City from spending what it needs to address the problems </li></ul><ul><li>Ask the State for more assistant district attorneys to pursue quality of life crimes </li></ul><ul><li>Work with our Federal delegation to reinstate the COPS program to help us hire more officers </li></ul>
    41. 41. Citywide Efforts <ul><li>Alcohol license density plan as a means of stopping the flow of police resources to the downtown </li></ul><ul><li>Continue to improve Allied Drive to stem flow of police resources there </li></ul><ul><li>Designate Safe Neighborhoods position in Mayor’s Office </li></ul><ul><li>Better coordination with school district </li></ul>
    42. 42. Upcoming Events <ul><li>Sept. 18 Council Meeting: Nuisance Abatement and Downtown Alcohol Density Plans Considered   </li></ul><ul><li>Oct. 2:  Mayor’s 2008 Operating Budget Introduced   </li></ul><ul><li>Oct. 16: Common Council’s Budget Hearing </li></ul><ul><li>Nov. 14, 15, 16:  Common Council Consideration of Budget </li></ul>
    43. 43. Charge to the community : Expect and uphold high standards of civility and behavior
    44. 44. <ul><li>This is just the beginning, not the end of our work </li></ul><ul><li>Please continue to provide your comments, suggestions and ideas </li></ul><ul><li>Email: [email_address] </li></ul>Keep the Conversation Going
    45. 45. Alder Thuy Pham-Remmele [email_address]
    46. 46. Thank you for attending Mayor Dave Cieslewicz Chief Noble Wray [email_address] [email_address] Alder Thuy Pham-Remmele Captain Jay Lengfeld [email_address] [email_address]
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