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
Some say trust has eroded between police and minority communities.
SANTA CRUZ >> Community policing and not the militarization of local police forces is what this country should be moving toward, Rep.
Oceanside community policing volunteers and board members Rowena Massey-Hicks and Shirley Cochrane spoke to The NEWS about the many programs available through community policing.