What is Community Policing?

Community policing is a philosophy that promotes organizational strategies, which support the systematic use of partnerships and problem-solving techniques, to proactively address the immediate conditions that give rise to public safety issues such as crime, social disorder, and fear of crime.

 

The 2016 Award Submission Period

Call For Entries: Deadline Extended

In its 18th year, the IACP/Cisco Community Policing Awards competition honors those departments worldwide that have prevented and decreased crime and terrorism by forging partnerships with their communities. 

This year, in addition to the Homeland Security Special Recognition Award, the Committee will consider Special Recognition for the best use of technology in support of a community policing initiative utilizing the philosophy and principles of community policing.

Submission Deadline: Midnight EST, July 3, 2016

Participating Departments & Citizens

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DPS holds a listening forum to hear concerns from the community - WSET
Posted on September 27, 2016

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