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 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 7, 2015
Responding to a spike in violent crime, Mayor Eric Garcetti plans to double the size of the Los Angeles Police Department's elite Metropolitan Division and create a new community-policing division within the department, he announced in his State of the City speech Tuesday night.
A new crime initiative in Miami-Dade County is getting mixed reaction from residents in crime-ridden communities. The plan put together by pastors, police and politicians include combining prayer, community policing and new ideas. In a Miami Gardens barber shop, Harvey Wesley said he doesn't have high hopes for any plan put forward by police. "It won't work. There is a disconnect between the ...
Ever since the events and unrest in Ferguson, Missouri, the term 'community policing' has become part of campaign speeches and slogans at home and abroad. But what is it and what does it look like? For the Evansville Police Department, it comes down to mindset, outreach and philosophy, said Sgt. Jason Cullum.