Community Outreach and Resource Education

The Community Outreach and Resource Education (CORE) Team mission is to enhance the Madison Police Department's efforts to reduce disproportionate arrests related to racial disparities and improve trust and perception of fairness through procedural justice, community outreach, education and problem solving.

CORE Objectives

  • Break down barriers between youth and police.
  • Create and expand programs to divert youth from the criminal justice system
  • Encourage the involvement of parents
  • Work collaboratively across districts and with outside agencies to find solutions to social and community issues.
Community Outreach and Resource Education

April 23, 2021 3:03 PM

Parking Enforcement remains a part of MPD and our Parking Enforcement Officers (PEOs') are an important part of the MPD team and City. As MPD works with Parking Utility towards transfer of these positions we would like to remind the community how important the work of our PEO’s is for the regular … [read more]

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]

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