Community Outreach Blotter

Tag: Community Policing

August 9, 2018 9:30 AM

Another great year of Vera Court Rocket Club is in the books. Over 40 kids had a blast building and launching model rockets. On launch day, the budding rocket scientists were assisted by members of MPD’s CORE team and by Neighborhood Officers Alex, and Dex. [read more]

August 6, 2018 9:30 AM

Fun for the whole family! Madison Police invite you to join us and other first responders at Madison’s National Night Out, Tuesday, August 7 from 5 pm until 8 at Warner Park. Come meet the everyday heroes who work to keep Madison a safe and healthy community. Police and Fire personnel will be … [read more]

May 3, 2018 1:36 PM

Our next offering (free) of our Civilian Response to Active Shooter Training is scheduled for Thursday, November 15 from 6-8pm at our Training Center (5702 Femrite Drive). This training is open to all members of the greater Madison community, although this is a mature topic and the … [read more]

February 24, 2018 2:39 PM

Come to the Cabaret my friend..... The Madison Police Department North District is pleased to host Chief Koval's next Community Forum. On Wednesday, February 28 from 6:30 until 8 pm, The Chief and North District staff will be on hand to meet our neighbors and listen and respond to issues of … [read more]

February 23, 2018 1:02 PM

Chief Koval is hosting community forums, starting February 27 (and goes through May), throughout our community. These are opportunities for you to listen to the Chief talk about crime trends and our initiatives. You will also hear from some of our speciality units such as the Violent Crime … [read more]

February 15, 2018 11:07 AM

Hello All! On March 5th, 2018, the Central Police District will host a community forum. Chief Koval, myself, and other from the Central District will be present. The Forum will be at the Madison Public Library, 3rd floor meeting room, and begins at 5:30 PM. I look … [read more]

November 15, 2017 7:27 PM

MPD is following in the footsteps of the Savannah-Chatham Police Department, among others nationwide, which just started a social media campaign called #NighlyLockup to remind people of the importance of LOCKING THEIR DOORS, specifically their car doors. The City of Madison has … [read more]

August 10, 2017 3:40 PM

Summer Slide? Teachers and parents alike worry about the “summer slide” Not the kind of slide you find on the playground, but the slide backwards that often happens during a summer away from school. No worries though for a bunch of kids at the Vera Court Neighborhood Center. Over the … [read more]

August 7, 2017 1:25 PM

This blog is authored by MPD Explorer Priya Heinen: I am beyond grateful to have been one of thirty Explorers picked nationwide to participate in the 2017 National Law Enforcement Exploring Leadership Academy with the US Marshal Service Special Operations Group. During my week-long academy … [read more]

March 28, 2017 12:29 PM

The Good Neighbor Project is, foremost, about partnership between neighbors. It is about developing multiple, creative ways to become involved in our neighbors’ lives-for example, by building a community garden, organizing a neighborhood clean-up day, or planning a block party. Crime … [read more]

February 28, 2017 8:56 PM

Our Neighborhood Officers were very happy to help out at Lakeview Library’s Terrific Tuesday. The officers joined several neighborhood kids in constructing fashionable outfits from paper and colorful duct tape. As you can see, the results were pretty impressive. The design and construction of … [read more]

August 30, 2016 10:46 AM

The participants in Operation Giving Hope which took place on August 25, 2016, would like to express a sincere thank you to the many generous contributors to the project. We are still compiling our numbers, but because of the contributions made by so many of you, the team deployed to an east … [read more]

July 23, 2016 9:21 AM

Hosts needed for Fireside Five-Oh. After a very successful trial period in the North District, we are happy to announce that Fireside Five-Oh, a new opportunity for officers and citizens to make meaningful connections, is set to launch all across the city. The fireside chats are … [read more]

July 8, 2016 9:31 AM

Five MPD Police Explorers and two advisors are heading to Arizona next week for the National Law Enforcement Explorer Competition. The MPD Explorer team will compete against Explorer posts from all over the country. A big thanks to the Madison Community Policing Foundation for their generous … [read more]

May 28, 2016 6:32 PM

Saturday afternoon kicked off a new era at one Northside apartment community. Ridgecrest Apartments (formerly known as Woodlands Apartments) at 500 Northport Dr invited residents and first responders to a Memorial Weekend cookout. Firefighters from Station 10 and Police Officers from the North … [read more]

May 11, 2016 2:34 PM

The Madison Police Department, The Madison Community Policing Foundation, The Awesome Project, the Bayview Foundation, Unity Point Health Meriter and The Bridge Madison are bringing to you free outdoor movie nights! May 13: Big Hero 6 May 20: Wreck it Ralph May 21: Wreck it Ralph … [read more]

January 28, 2016 9:24 AM

In 2016 Chief Koval will continue with his community forums as he did last year. The next rounds of forums in will take place in February and March througout our districts. These forums are a time which allow for the public to meet directly with Chief Koval (and the command staff at the … [read more]

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