Community Policing

A philosophy that promotes organizational strategies, which support 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.

International Association of Chiefs of Police-2016

  • Identified promising community policing programs
    • Capital Heights, Maryland, Police Department
      • Unity in Community
    • Menlo Park, California, Police Department
      • Advisory Group
    • Abington Township, Pennsylvania, Police Department
      • Abington C.A.R.E.S.
    • Brattleboro, Vermont Police Department
      • Culture Change
    • Northampton, Massachusetts, Police Department
      • DART