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.

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]

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