Crime Prevention Unit

The Community Outreach Unit is a centralized location for much of the department’s homeless and mental health outreach as well as community policing efforts, including Safety Town, Neighborhood Watch, the Citizens Police Academy, Crime Free Multi-Housing, crime prevention, TEAM, Volunteers in Police Service (VIPS), and record keeping for community policing.  The Unit is staffed with three commissioned officers, who manage these programs and many other department initiatives. If you would like to obtain additional information from the Crime Prevention Unit, please call 405-321-1600.