Community Outreach Blotter

Tag: Community Outreach

July 10, 2019 1:25 PM

Come support local heroes prior to the Forward Madison FC match! Come celebrate "The Battle of the Badges" as we take on the Madison Fire Department in a charity soccer match at Breese Stevens Field! Proceeds from ticket sales benefit Friends of MSCR. Charity match is set for 5:00pm with gates … [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]

April 22, 2019 10:52 AM

WEST COMMUNITY ACADEMY Come learn more about the Madison Police Department! PRICE? FREE with incentives to come! Snacks will be provided! WHO? Any adult over the age of 18 WHEN? Four Mondays: 4/22, 4/29, 5/6 and 5/13 from 5:30-7:00PM *Each Monday will be a new, in-depth topic … [read more]

March 20, 2019 2:22 PM

MSCR Meadowood Neighborhood Center Teams with Madison Police for Paper Drive Madison School & Community Recreation (MSCR) and the Madison Police Department are holding a paper drive for families who use the Meadowood Neighborhood Center Food Pantry. The pantry serves about 75 families in … [read more]

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]

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]

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]

April 12, 2018 6:07 PM

This week, officers from the North District shared a round-robin open house of sorts with our friends at the Lions Eye Bank of Wisconsin. In recognition of National Donate Life Month, we were honored to tour the nearby Eye Bank. The great staff there are quietly doing incredible work giving the … [read more]

April 6, 2018 12:00 PM

Officers Stephanie Nelson and Jessica Wolf helped organize an art class for kids at Centro Hispano on Madison's southside earlier this week. The kids had a lot of fun experimenting with different art supplies and hanging out with the cops. The kids even made their own badges! [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]

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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