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

Deadline Extended

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

Participating Departments & Citizens

Featured Blogs

Todd A. Miller: IACP Community Policing Committee Membership
As Chair of the IACP Community Policing Committee, it is my job, along with our VP of Oversight, to recommend...[read more]
Posted 06.25.14
Sandwich Police Department: What we've been up to.
While I have not written anything in quite a while. I do regularly read the posts and de iscussions from...[read more]
Posted 06.20.14
Steve : International Community Policing
I was fortunate enough to recently attend some police leadership training in Northern Ireland and Scotland with a group of...[read more]
Posted 06.02.14
Todd A. Miller: Promoting The Receipt of the IACP/Cisco Community Policing Award
After working diligently with our squad graphics designer, we have finally been able to place the IACP and Cisco Community...[read more]
Posted 05.29.14
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Latest News

Community policing just the ticket for Lake Villa man’s problem
Posted on 22 August 2014

Lake Villa resident Joe Kane had been complaining about an overgrown tree that obstructed his view of Grand Avenue every time he tried to pull out of his driveway. But until community policing officer Sgt. Rochelle Tisinai started making contact with residents, nothing happened.

Neighborhood group presents award to Manchester police
Posted on 22 August 2014

Rimmon Heights Neighborhood Group names Manchester Police Community Policing Division members their Champion of the year.

First Coffee with a Cop session goes smoothly
Posted on 22 August 2014

Manchester community policing officers hung out with the general public for a couple of hours Thursday morning at McDonald's on South Willow Street at the first Coffee with a Cop session.

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