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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]

July 3, 2019 2:44 PM

Between calls for service, Police Officer Michelle Roof often stops out at south and west side basketball courts to interact with the youth. Realizing the uniform can sometimes be a barrier, she set out to find a different way to break the ice with the aspiring NBA stars. With rising summer … [read more]

May 2, 2019 4:39 PM

Last month, MPD’s community outreach unit was contacted by a case manager for adults with disabilities. The case manager explained that someone she supported was interested in everything related to first responders. The community outreach team hosted Ryan (pictured, in backward hat) at … [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]

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]

October 24, 2017 1:20 PM

“Of all the opportunities there are to give back to the Madison community, one of my favorites is one-on-one mentoring where I have the chance to truly have a positive impact on someone,” says Community Outreach Officer Tyler Grigg. In its 2nd year, Bigs in Blue is a mentoring program that … [read more]

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