Public safety report for Nov. 26

Joe Steffen, Public Safety Officer

What’s happening? Public Safety Officers respond to many calls for service and we communicate our activities to the college community. Here are some of the notable incidents from this past month.

On Nov. 6, a Public Safety Officer at Madison College’s Truax campus responded and dealt with an intoxicated student who was allegedly panhandling and otherwise acting suspicious. The student became disorderly and was suspended by Public Safety and removed from campus.

On Nov. 17, Public Safety Officers responded to a burglary that occurred at 7:30 a.m. on the Truax campus. Four laptops were stolen out of a classroom. The investigation is ongoing and Madison Police are assisting in the investigation. Any pertinent information concerning this crime may be delivered in person or via phone to the Public Safety office at Truax Room B1240, (608) 246-6932, Monday-Friday between the hours of 7 a.m. and 10 p.m., or emailed to [email protected].

On Nov. 18, Public Safety Officers rendered aid to pregnant patient who became physically ill and fainted. Madison Paramedics arrived and assumed patient care, transporting the patient to a local hospital.

Campus Safety Tip
Cold Wisconsin winter weather is finally in full swing. Be sure to always keep blankets and warm clothing in your vehicle in case of vehicle problems. As always, drive with care in the inclement weather conditions.

If you have any information regarding the above incidents or other campus safety concerns, please contact our department at 245-2222; Public Safety Officers are available 24/7.