From neighborhood police officer Mike Hanson:

Greetings Safety Walkers!
For those of you who could not attend this week’s meeting, below is a re-cap of some of the information we discussed. We have decided to do a few things differently for our 2009 Safety Walks and below are a list of some changes:

Below you will find our schedule for each Safety Walk this summer, so you can make plans in advance to join us, or catch us on the next walk.

We will bring our MPD traffic safety vests to wear during the walk to help show presence again.

I will be issuing $298 citations to the chronically dirty yards that leave their rubbish all over; so please do not plan on picking up trash (unless you want to enhance the beauty).

I will make every effort to attend the scheduled walks and in my absence Lt. Patterson will inform patrol officers of the walk for the night.

Thank you for taking the time out of your busy schedules to help in the neighborhood. In both neighborhoods, the kids ask daily on when the walks will begin! For the time that we walk, the n’hood seems to calm down.

Stay safe.
Mike Hanson
Madison Police

Hammersley area (meet at Hammersley/Prairie)

5/20 6:30 p.m.
5/29 7 p.m.
6/1 7:30 p.m.
6/10 7 p.m.
6/17 8 p.m.
6/25 8 p.m.
7/7 7 p.m.
7/15 6:30 p.m.
7/21 7 p.m.
8/4 8 p.m.
8/13 6:30 p.m.
8/18 7 p.m.
8/26 6:30 p.m.