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
Mission Community Policing volunteers and RCMP officers were handing out reflectors and talking to West Coast Express riders at 5 a.m. Wednesday morning about pedestrian safety.
If you have unwanted firearms you're trying to get rid of, police say there's a way to go about it — but bringing them to your local police station or community policing office isn't it. De Jong says for the safety of the public and the police, people are asked to phone the police station and make arrangements for an officer to pick up the weapons.
The Martinsville Police Department will begin the launch of a new community policing effort on Monday that involves assigning patrol officers to specific neighborhoods.