Community Outreach

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The mission of MPD's Community Outreach team is to build, strengthen and sustain authentic community relationships in order to enhance trust, cultivate mutual respect, and increase fairness in policing through restorative and procedural justice, community outreach, education and problem solving. The Community Outreach team is dedicated to promoting social awareness and cultivating a culture of inclusion for both the MPD and for our community at large.

Video: Policing the Madison Way

October 22, 2019 2:54 PM

Acting Chief Wahl's first podcast is scheduled to be released on Monday, October 28th. Check it out! MPD Podcast Do you have any questions (general or complex) about policing in our community? Do you have any suggestions on what kind of topics you want to hear in a future podcast? If so, … [read more]

August 12, 2019 10:24 AM

What is the Community Academy? The Community Academy is designed to give you an in-depth look at the values, goals, and operations of the City of Madison Police Department. Our goal is to strengthen the partnership we have with our community by building understanding and improving … [read more]

August 8, 2019 9:57 AM

It is unfortunate that sudden violence perpetrated by an individual or individuals determined to kill innocent people is a reality in modern American communities. The good news is that the likelihood of finding yourself under fire by an active shooter is less than that of being struck by … [read more]

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