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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Duluth officers to increase focus on community policing - Duluth News Tribune
Posted on August 3, 2015

Duluth officers to increase focus on community policing Duluth News Tribune "Our community policing program is evolving," Ramsay said. "Rather than just having a specialized unit, it's going to ... read more

Massena police chief introduces new interactive community policing initiative - WatertownDailyTimes.com
Posted on August 1, 2015

Massena police chief introduces new interactive community policing initiative WatertownDailyTimes.com Massena police Sgt. Adam J. Love and Patrolman Cody J. Wilson play basketball with Danielle D. Middlemiss, 9, and ... read more

Now that's community policing! Photo of Jersey City cop showing youngster how ... - NJ.com
Posted on July 31, 2015

NJ.com Now that's community policing ! Photo of Jersey City cop showing youngster how ... NJ.com JERSEY CITY -- As he enters retirement, a Jersey City police officer is ... read more

RI Co. NAACP calls for body cameras, better community policing - Quad City Times
Posted on July 31, 2015

Quad City Times RI Co. NAACP calls for body cameras, better community policing Quad City Times Leaders of the Rock Island County chapter of the NAACP called on local ... read more

Community Policing Efforts Working in Houston - KTRH
Posted on August 3, 2015

Community Policing Efforts Working in Houston KTRH This year's spike in violent crime across the U.S. comes amid mounting tension between law enforcement and the public, yet Houston so ... read more

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