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 2014 Award Submission Period

Now Open

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 8, 2014

Participating Departments & Citizens

Featured Blogs

Dr. Robbie Friedmann: TOPPS - it is not what you think
On April 2nd I gave a talk on “Tourism Policing: How Police Departments Can Interact for Better Tourism Security,”...[read more]
Posted 04.12.14
Dr. Robbie Friedmann: Exercise caution with positive press
It is nice to get positive press and accolades but with it comes the extra responsibilities of reading such press...[read more]
Posted 03.27.14
Dr. Robbie Friedmann: Mid-Year Meeting Committee Photo
Our committee had a prodcutive and enjoyable time in San Diego. Thank you to FBI SAC Daphne Hearn for providing...[read more]
Posted 03.19.14
Travis: 2014 IACP and Cisco Community Policing Award Now Open for Submissions
In its 16th year, the IACP/Cisco Community Policing Awards competition honors those departments worldwide that have prevented and decreased crime...[read more]
Posted 02.14.14
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Latest News

Dunsmore recognized with community policing award
Posted on 17 April 2014

As the old adage goes, crime doesn’t pay — but stopping it sure does. She’s been keeping the streets of Merritt safe for years and RCMP Const. Tracy Dunsmore has recently been recognized for her exemplary service in community policing.

New community policing base opens in Sedbergh
Posted on 17 April 2014

A NEW community policing base has opened in Sedbergh, to the delight of residents who said they had felt isolated and unsafe.

Local police department considering restructuring staff, improve community policing
Posted on 17 April 2014

There was once a time when Flint police officers were assigned to a beat. Lifetime resident of the city, Gene Skelton remembers those days.

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