Build trust and improve relationships with the community 

What we heard from the community… 

  • They want the police department to make take deliberation actions to build trust and improve their relationships with the community.  
  • For example, they want to see the results of the community forums on policing and how the Police Department is going to respond to their concerns. 
  • Another example, they want police officers to be out walking or biking in the streets to get to know people better. 
  • They want to see the police department participate more in community events and celebrations. 
  • They want more programs for the youth. 
  • They want to have police officers who work in their neighborhoods get to know them as people and attend neighborhood meetings. 
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