Community Outreach

Community Outreach

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.

February 12, 2021 10:06 AM

MPD’s Community Outreach unit, in partnership with Common Wealth Development, facilitated direct conversations between Chief Barnes and Madison area youth during the Chief’s second week. “The idea of leadership is to lead for the future” Chief Barnes shared with youth participants in one of the … [read more]

November 10, 2020 1:06 PM

On Tuesday, September 15th officers from the Madison Police Department worked in collaboration with the 100 Black Men of Madison to conduct a community service food distribution. Officers met during the morning of September 15th, with members of the 100 Black Men of Madison, and organized a … [read more]

October 22, 2020 1:24 PM

Madison Area Addiction Recovery Initiative The Madison Area Addiction Recovery Initiative (MAARI) is a Bureau of Justice Assistance initiative that seeks to refer persons who overdose or are stopped for low-level, victimless offenses and offer them a referral to medication-assisted and … [read more]

View all Community Outreach Blotter Postings