Since 1998, the IACP’s Community Policing Committee has recognized outstanding community policing initiatives undertaken by law enforcement agencies worldwide through the annual Community Policing Award, sponsored by Cisco.
The award identifies and rewards best practices in community policing by recognizing police organizations that use the power of collaboration and partnerships to make local, national, and global communities safer from crime and terrorism.
The winners and finalists provide model for improved police services on issues that are specific to individual communities but are valuable for all communities around the world.
The IACP and Cisco Community Policing Award is presented in five categories for law enforcement agencies that serve populations of varying sizes. Additionally, agencies that use community-policing philosophies in the furtherance of homeland security initiatives are eligible for special homeland security recognition. Those categories are:
For more information on how to apply, please visit http://www.iacpcommunitypolicing.org/.