COMMUNITY POLICING

The Community Policing Section consists of three officers. These officers split their time between Community Policing duties and Quality of Life Neighborhood Enforcement issues. The officers meet on a regular basis with apartment managers, neighborhood watch groups and other civic associations. They give safety talks to senior citizens, special presentations at schools, and educate concerned citizens on how to implement and run an effective Neighborhood Watch Program. These officers also teach the Crime Free Multi-Housing Program to apartment managers in Dover. This course instructs property managers in areas of safety by environmental design, how to screen potential applicants and evict non-compliant tenants.

 

NATIONAL NIGHT OUT

National Night Out is a successful community event which was organized by Community Policing officers who partner with the Target Store of Dover; and draws an estimated attendance of 1500-2000 people. The National Night Out event features free food, prize giveaways and interaction with police, fire and paramedics from our area. Along with this event, the Community Policing officers are involved in, Dover Days, Ghost and Goblins at Dover Downs, July 4th fireworks/ parade, numerous parades in Dover, as well as assisting Milford, Harrington and Milton with holiday parades.

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