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Middleton Police Department
Monday February 21st, 2022 :: 10:59 a.m. CST


Crash Involving Squad Car *UPDATE WITH SQUAD VIDEO*

Incident:         Crash Involving Squad - UPDATE
Date:               February 21, 2022
Location:        Century Avenue at High Road
Incident:         MI22002023

As a result of this crash, two Middleton Police Department employees were transported to the hospital for evaluation. The injured employees were a patrol officer with approximately 11 years of service and a dispatcher with approximately 8 years of service. Both employees were treated and released with minor injuries. The Dane County Sheriff’s Office has arrested the driver of the other vehicle for operating while intoxicated and other traffic offenses.

The included squad video ( from the officer’s car is yet another reminder of the dangers of operating while intoxicated. This is the fifth Middleton squad car to be damaged in the last two years after being struck by subjects who were subsequently arrested for impaired driving. The Middleton Police Department would like to remind drivers to drink responsibly and have a plan for a safe ride home. Having a plan can help prevent needless injuries, deaths, and property damage on the roads.

Captain Jeremy Geiszler
Middleton Police Department

Pursuant to the directive of the Wisconsin Supreme Court, as found in Supreme Court Rule 20:3.6, Trial Publicity, you are advised that a charge is merely an accusation and that the defendants are presumed innocent until proven guilty.

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On February 15, 2022, at approximately 11:51 AM a Middleton officer was involved in a two-vehicle crash at the intersection of Century Avenue and High Road. Two police department employees along with the driver and sole occupant of the other vehicle were transported to the hospital for evaluation. The Dane County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the crash and any requests for information about the crash investigation should be directed to them.

The Middleton Police Department would like to thank the Dane County Sheriff's Office, Madison Fire Department, Middleton EMS, and Middleton Public Works for their assistance with this incident.

Captain Jeremy Geiszler
Middleton Police Department

Middleton Police Department
7341 Donna Dr
Middleton, WI 53562

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 608-824-7300

Captain Jeremy Geiszler
[email protected]

Century Ave & High Rd
Middleton, WI 53562

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