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 2015 Award Submission Period

DEADLINE EXTENDED

In its 17th 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 28, 2015

Participating Departments & Citizens

Featured Blogs

Dr. Robbie Friedmann: International Law Enforcement Partnerships
Organizational vision and cooperation bring law enforcement agencies closer together despite global distances. On June 30, 2015, Y. Danino, Commisisoner...[read more]
Posted 07.16.15
Todd A. Miller: Community Policing Award Submission Deadline Extended!
Deadline Extended: 2015 IACP and Cisco Systems Community Policing Awards DEADLINE EXTENDED: Midnight EDT; Sunday, June 28, 2015 With many recent major...[read more]
Posted 05.26.15
David: Benefits of submiting an application for the 2015 IACP/Cisco Community Policing Award
Recently, Director Todd Miller of the IACP Community Policing Committee posted a reminder that the award process for the 2015...[read more]
Posted 05.05.15
John: The Law of Unintended Consequences
Over the past 15 years, our department and community have learned a great deal about the community policing...[read more]
Posted 04.22.15
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Lea: Melrose community policing project a win for citizens and the city - Roanoke Times
Posted on August 5, 2015

Roanoke Times Lea: Melrose community policing project a win for citizens and the city Roanoke Times I was invited to a community discussion to form a summer basketball league. ... read more

Wells: Community Policing Remains Key - SRQ Magazine
Posted on August 5, 2015

Wells: Community Policing Remains Key SRQ Magazine Police practices throughout the country are under intense scrutiny, and Rick Wells knows it. “Some of the scrutiny is self-inflicted, and has ... read more

Duluth officers to increase focus on community policing - Duluth News Tribune
Posted on August 3, 2015

Duluth News Tribune Duluth officers to increase focus on community policing Duluth News Tribune "Our community policing program is evolving," Ramsay said. "Rather than just having a specialized unit, ... read more

"National Night Out" brings community, police together - WDJT
Posted on August 5, 2015

WDJT "National Night Out" brings community , police together WDJT Police relations are often characterized by a lot of distrust and fear, Milwaukee resident “Ms. Donna” explained her hesitation ... read more

Massena police chief introduces new interactive community policing initiative - WatertownDailyTimes.com
Posted on August 1, 2015

Massena police chief introduces new interactive community policing initiative WatertownDailyTimes.com Massena police Sgt. Adam J. Love and Patrolman Cody J. Wilson play basketball with Danielle D. Middlemiss, 9, and ... read more

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