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

Now Open

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

Participating Departments & Citizens

Featured Blogs

IACP: Submission To President's Task Force On 21st Century Policing
Recently, IACP was invited to submit written testimony for the President’s Task Force on 21st Century Policing. With the short...[read more]
Posted 01.14.15
Stephen: Police Promotions-Royal Bahamas Police Force
I am please to share the recent promtions of two IACP Committee members from the Bahamas. Superintendent Stephen Dean has been...[read more]
Posted 11.02.14
Dr. Robbie Friedmann: Leadership and Partnership in Law Enforcement
This past week the IACP held its 121st annual conference in Orlando, Florida. With about 25,000 police leaders from all...[read more]
Posted 11.01.14
Patrick: IACP Annual Conference/Community Policing Awards
Since 1998 the IACP Community Policing Committee has recognized the best community policing practices of agencies around the world. This...[read more]
Posted 10.30.14
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Latest News

Qatar- Community Policing Department holds spring camp in Al Khor
Posted on 28 February 2015

(MENAFN - The Peninsula) The Community Policing Department organised the fifth Safe Spring Camp in Al Khor.The camp events were held in association with Ras Laffan Industrial City ...

CPD renewing focus toward community policing
Posted on 27 February 2015

Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy on Friday announced a new Deputy Chief for Community Policing.

Albany Police Department a model for Republic of Georgia law enforcement
Posted on 27 February 2015

The group of dignitaries, clergy, athletes and police officers were in Albany to learn more about Community Policing - it's a strategy the Albany Police Department is very proud of and more than happy to explain.

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