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

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]

September 18, 2020 10:26 AM

The Madison Addiction Recovery Initiative (MARI) was a Grant funded program that ran from 2017 to 2020 at the Madison Police Department. The goal of the program was pre-arrest diversion, which means that we deflected people with eligible charges that are suffering from addiction away from the … [read more]

March 25, 2020 9:51 AM

MPD Services Flyer Servicios del Departamento de PolicĂ­a de Madison Some MPD services will be modified during the COVID-19 pandemic: MPD District Stations are closed to the public. The entryway to each district has a phone with a direct connection to the 911 Center that can be … [read more]

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