Community Engagement Unit
- The DeploymentTeam reduces violent and property crime by actively identifying, locating and arresting wanted persons and habitual offenders.
- The Crime Response Team (CRT)is aspecializedsquad that primarily works to investigate illegal drug activity within the South Central Patrol Division.
- The NeighborhoodPolice OfficerTeam (NPO) works as a liason between the Police Department and the community. Neighborhood Police Officers work to establish a rapport with the citizens in the division. They also solve quality-of-life issues and maintain special departmental programs.
The principal purposeof the CEU is to work closely with the community to reduce crime andenhance the quality of life within the Northeast Patrol Division.Partnershipsbetween the Police Department and the community are crucial to the implementation of crime reduction programs and initiatives. The CEU strives to create an open line of communicationwith citizens so issues and concerns can be resolved in a timely and effective manner.