The Community Relations Unit role is to keep channels of communication open between the Police Department and the public, and to assure that developing or potential problems are addressed. The specific functions include but not limited to:
Assisting and providing seminars, workshops, and other educational presentations for public and private organizations
Arranging speakers for neighborhood organizations, public and private agencies, schools, businesses, and other groups
Answering inquiries concerning department operations and procedures.
Crime prevention programs
Citizen’s/Teen Citizen Police Academy programs
Assist with set up and forming of Neighborhood Watch Programs
Gang Resistance Education and Training (GREAT) Program
Community Events, Public Relations, and Educational Programs, included are programs on specific crime prevention problems such as:
Child safety with ID kits
Personal and home security
Scams against the elderly
To request any services provided by the Community Relations Unit, you can contact, 931-648-0656, extension 5262, extension 6662, or extension 5175.