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
New Haven Police Department Chief Dean Esserman will be one of a handful of current and former police chiefs from across the country involved in a yearlong assignment to offer technical assistance and advice to St. Louis County.
A protest group wants to end community policing in Madison to help cut in half the number of poor and black people who get arrested. It’s a local spin growing out of incidents across the nation between police and black citizens.
Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety Chief Jeff Hadley said the downtown community policing officer's position will be split between downtown and other Kalamazoo neighborhoods, though exact details have yet to be finalized.