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
Cash-strapped North Las Vegas will be able to hire 13 additional police officers thanks to a $1.6 million Justice Department grant announced Tuesday.
The Lake Charles Police Department's community policing unit will get a few more officers thanks to a federal grant.
The U.S. Department of Justice awarded seven cities and agencies a total of $124 million in grants to create, protect, and add new law enforcement positions. The money is coming from the Justice Department's Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS).