Community Outreach

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The Madison Police Department's longstanding reputation as a pioneer in community policing carries with it a tradition of innovation and a commitment to continuous improvement. We strive to identify trust gaps and challenges to our service mission in order to uphold our stated promise and to put into daily action its ideological underpinnings.

In this ongoing effort, the Department seeks to establish new and strengthen existing community outreach initiatives aimed at building relationships with those whom we serve. Community outreach starts with the Chief and filters throughout the Department, which has hundreds of thousands of contacts with residents each year — all of which are community outreach opportunities.

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July 9, 2018 9:53 AM

We are now hiring adult school crossing guards for the 2018-2019 school year. See the flyer below for more information on this wonderful opportunity to serve your community! Crossing Guard Hiring Flyer [read more]

June 28, 2018 11:24 AM

Nationwide, young people are gaining access to guns that can be used under a variety of unlawful circumstances, from committing armed robberies to causing mass casualties within their school communities. We have seen examples here in Madison of the dangerous consequences associated with not … [read more]

June 11, 2018 4:20 PM

On Tuesday, 6/12/2018, The Madison Police Department has been fortunate enough to host a celebrity. Many would think of a celebrity for being great in performing music or television/movies, but Tyler “Donut Boy” Carach is a celebrity for genuine care, concern, and kindness. 10-year-old Tyler … [read more]

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