Measure K passed by voters

Measure K, an initiative that will implement a half-cent sales tax for the city’s first responders is passed by Madera voters with more than 80 percent of all ballots cast favoring the initiative.

New officers hired

The Madera Police Department is very proud to introduce eight new Police Officer Trainees: Robert Jones, Blake Short, Jeremy Smith, Joel Kellom, Mark Abraham, Joshua Gibbs, Talona Cortez, and Cameron Dias. The trainees started the police academy on Monday, and will complete their training in December.