CPTCE Curriculum

First Day

  • Introduction
  • Principles and Strategies of Police/Community Engagement
  • Crime Prevention Through Community Engagement and Realities of Policing in the 21st Century
  • President’s Task Force on 21st Century Policing
  • Crime Prevention Through Community Engagement (CPTCE) Programs and Initiatives
  • Trends in Crime, Policing, and Crime Prevention
  • Interrelationships Between Crime Prevention, Community-Oriented Policing and Problem-Solving Policing
  • Building Trust Between the Police and the Communities They Serve

Second Day

  • Minority Community Engagement
  • Engaging the Faith-Based Community in Crime Prevention
  • Connecting with the LGBTQ Community
  • Community Engagement Police Advisory Council
  • Selling Community Engagement Strategies and Concepts to the Police Department
  • Procedural Justice and Community Engagement
  • Engaging Community Activists
  • Engaging the Low-Crime Community
  • Connecting With the LGBTQ Community
  • Understanding the Media’s Role in Community Engagement
  • Engaging the Hispanic/Latino Population
  • Community Engagement – The Five Step Process
  • The Role of Citizen Police Academies in Community Engagement
  • Engaging Police Volunteers
  • Senior Citizens and Community Engagement
  • Engaging Immigrants and New Citizens in Crime Prevention

Third Day

  • Engaging Elected Officials and Influential Community Members in Crime Prevention and Community Engagement
  • Eras of Policing and Living Generations – Strategies to Engage “Millennials” and “Generation Z”
  • Templates for Successful Crime Prevention Programs
  • Implicit Bias and Community Engagement
  • Youth-Focused Community Engagement Strategies
  • How to Develop the WOW! Factor and Keep Community Enthusiasm High
  • Private Security/Law Enforcement Cooperation
  • Utilizing Social Media in Community Engagement
  • Encouraging Civic Organizations to Embrace Community Engagement
  • Engagement of the Homeless, Transient and Indigent Populations