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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Latest News

46th Precinct launches community policing program - News 12 Bronx
Posted on July 27, 2015

News 12 Bronx (registration) 46th Precinct launches community policing program News 12 Bronx (registration) The "Cohesion Thru Sports" program is intended to be a new form of community policing ... read more

Community Policing, de Blasio Style - The Weekly Standard
Posted on July 24, 2015

The Weekly Standard Community Policing , de Blasio Style The Weekly Standard Speaking of New York, The Scrapbook was walking through Central Park the other day when a police ... read more

US Attorney Loretta Lynch brings community policing tour to East Haven - New Haven Register
Posted on July 21, 2015

NBC Connecticut US Attorney Loretta Lynch brings community policing tour to East Haven New Haven Register Justice Department officials say Lynch's tour builds on President Barack Obama's pledge to ... read more

White House, DOJ officials to host community policing forum - WJLA
Posted on July 23, 2015

WTVD-TV White House, DOJ officials to host community policing forum WJLA WASHINGTON (WJLA) – The White House and officials from the Department of Justice will host a community policing ... read more

SAPD chief, Bexar DA hold forum on community policing - KSAT San Antonio
Posted on July 22, 2015

KSAT San Antonio SAPD chief, Bexar DA hold forum on community policing KSAT San Antonio SAN ANTONIO - Hoping to build stronger relationships with the communities they serve, Bexar ... read more

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