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.
In its 16th 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.
Submission Deadline: Midnight EST, June 8, 2014
It seems the efforts of Bangalore police in involving members of the community in policing are being noticed by authorities from other states as well. If all goes well, the city of Bhubaneswar in Odisha may soon replicate the Bangalore system of community policing, which is running successfully for nearly a year now. Speaking to Deccan Herald, Bangalore City Police Commissioner, Raghavendra ...
City Councilwoman Constance Johnson called for the resignation of Thibodaux’s police chief during a community meeting Saturday, referencing a comment Scott Silverii made in a news story published the same day.
While residents of Thibodaux Housing Authority properties would like to see a community policing program return, city officials said crime is down in public housing thanks to a targeted approach to criminal activity.