Hopkins is Recognized Worldwide as Leader in Community Policing
Hopkins Police receive international recognition from the International Association of Chief's of Police (IACP), after receiving the IACP-Cisco Systems 2012 International Community Policing Finalist Award (PDF). This prestigious international award recognizes best practices of innovative community policing techniques. Hopkins Police Chief, Michael Reynolds and Captain Brent Johnson traveled to the IACP annual conference in San Diego, California to accept the award. Chief Reynolds credited the award to the officers and staff at the Hopkins police department along with the residents of Hopkins for their dedication to the community and creative problem solving partnerships.
About the IACP Award
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 Systems. 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 a model for improved police services on issues that are specific to individual communities but are valuable for all communities around the world.
For more information on the International Association of Chiefs of Police and the IACP-Cisco Systems Community Policing Award, visit the IACP Community Policing Website.