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
The US Department of Justice has released a resource guide all about strengthening community-police relations.
LABUAN: Local police have expanded the community policing programme to primary schools. In this regard, 284 pupils and 20 teachers of SJK Chi Wen and SK Pekan 1 had the opportunity to interact with policemen at a one-day event on Thursday.
Their new uniforms clean and crisp, the Haitian officers chat with street vendors and school kids as they stroll through a neighborhood of the dense capital, a practice in the sort of community policing the national force is embracing as it works to reinvent itself.