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 2014 Award Submission Period

Deadline Extended

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 22, 2014

Participating Departments & Citizens

Featured Blogs

Todd A. Miller: IACP Community Policing Committee Membership
As Chair of the IACP Community Policing Committee, it is my job, along with our VP of Oversight, to recommend...[read more]
Posted 06.25.14
Sandwich Police Department: What we've been up to.
While I have not written anything in quite a while. I do regularly read the posts and de iscussions from...[read more]
Posted 06.20.14
Steve : International Community Policing
I was fortunate enough to recently attend some police leadership training in Northern Ireland and Scotland with a group of...[read more]
Posted 06.02.14
Todd A. Miller: Promoting The Receipt of the IACP/Cisco Community Policing Award
After working diligently with our squad graphics designer, we have finally been able to place the IACP and Cisco Community...[read more]
Posted 05.29.14
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Latest News

Drugs raid nets 45 dealers in first community-led operation
Posted on 19 August 2014

Local residents have scored a victory against drug dealers after information they provided to gardaĆ­ led to a major operation resulting in the overall arrest of 45 people.

Why bring in National Guard?
Posted on 19 August 2014

By calling National Guard troops into Ferguson, Missouri, authorities are taking the situation "to the opposite extreme of community policing," a former FBI assistant director says.

'Community policing' gets redefined in St. Petersburg
Posted on 19 August 2014

St. Petersburg presented a pair of totally unrelated displays of police-community relations Tuesday, with parties to both events agreeing on one point: Police Chief Tony Holloway has a good idea.

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