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

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keith: Norman Police Safety Town Program
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Madison City Police Department: Community Policing, a Two-Way Street
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Dr. Robbie Friedmann: International Law Enforcement Partnerships
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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]
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Posted on August 30, 2015

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In New York, Testing Grounds for Community Policing - New York Times
Posted on August 23, 2015

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Community policing program means more neighborhood officers - Northland's NewsCenter
Posted on August 27, 2015

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1st women community policing forum begins journey - DhakaTribune
Posted on September 1, 2015

1st women community policing forum begins journey DhakaTribune The country's first ever women community policing forum has begun its journey from Pairaband village, birthplace of pioneer of women renaissance ... read more

To Improve Police-Community Relations, End the War on Drugs - Huffington Post
Posted on September 1, 2015

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