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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

August 5, 2021 10:10 AM

We are proud to announce that Captain Matt Tye (who oversees our Community Outreach section) was selected as a recipient/scholar of the 2021 National Institute of Justice (NIJ) Law Enforcement Advancing Data and Science (LEADS) program cohort! What is this exactly? The NIJ LEADS Scholars …

July 26, 2021 6:00 PM

In partnership with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Dane County, the Madison Police Department is hosting a free, five-day Leadership Camp for youth entering 7th and 8th grade in fall. Leadership Camp will focus on goal setting, effective communication and skills essential to life success. …

July 9, 2021 8:13 AM

We are excited to announce that we are offering a CSI for Kids event coming up on August 6 from 11am-1pm at Goodman Library. This event is free and open to the public. Kids (suggested ages are 8-12) and parents will meet MPD CSI personnel, learn about what they do, see their cool vehicle and …

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