Educating the Public
In addition to traditional policing activities, the Community Services and Community Policing Unit officers are responsible for planning and coordinating non-traditional functions and events for youth and adults alike..Some of the programs the unit oversees include:
"In partnership with the community".
- Citizen's Police Academy
- Public Safety Cadet Program
- National Night Out
- Cops and Kids program, which unites the police with the community
- PAL Children's Holiday Party, which is held each December
- Coffee with a Cop Program
- Youth Justice Academy at Pathways
- Water Safety Day
- Police & The Youth Program
- Norwalk Police Activities League
Fostering and maintaining a positive relationship with the community is critical to our success as a department.