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 22, 2014
Local residents have scored a victory against drug dealers after information they provided to gardaí led to a major operation resulting in the overall arrest of 45 people.
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.
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.