IACP and ITT Industries Announce 2002 Community Policing Award Call for Entries

Roanoke, Va. (March 12, 2002)—The International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) and ITT Industries Night Vision today announced the 2002 Community Policing Award call for entries. Award winners will be honored at October's IACP annual conference in Minneapolis, Minn. Entries will be accepted until June 1, 2002. "The winning agencies will successfully demonstrate that community policing is proactive and effective, and requires community problem solving," said Gary Kempker, chairman of the IACP's Community Policing Committee. "In today's anti-terrorism environment, community policing is key to intelligence gathering and securing our communities." ITT Industries Night Vision and the IACP's Community Policing committee developed the award to recognize outstanding community-policing initiatives by law enforcement agencies worldwide. "For five years, ITT has sponsored the Community Policing Award," said Larry Curfiss, vice president and director, business development, ITT Industries Night Vision. "Each year, I am continually amazed at how communities are empowering officers with technology and decision-making to make their neighborhoods a safer place to live." Law enforcement agencies and citizens are eligible to nominate candidates in five categories. The categories include agencies serving a population of:
  • fewer than 20,000 residents;
  • 20,001 to 50,000 residents;
  • 50,001 to 100,000 residents;
  • 100,001 to 250,000 residents; and
  • more than 250,000 residents.
For a copy of the application form, please call 800/488-2848 ext. 5508, or visit the websites listed below.

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