Core Community Policing Courses

Community Policing

  • Introduction to Community Oriented Policing
    This course is designed to provide participants with an understanding of the history and development of community policing, the fundamental elements of the community policing philosophy and its implications for police operations.
  • Police / Community Partnerships
    This course is designed to provide the law enforcement practitioner, community service provider, business owner, and, most importantly, the residents of the community, with the tools necessary to define, develop, nurture and maintain partnerships to improve the quality of life in their respective communities. This course will show participants how to build and maintain meaningful cooperative partnerships to better address and solve community problems.
  • Problem Solving for the Community Policing Officer and Citizen
    This highly interactive 8-hour seminar focuses on the problem solving element of Community Policing. It provides participants with an understanding of the historical development of the Community Policing model and the relationship between Problem Oriented Policing (POP) and Community Oriented Policing (COP).


Tuition costs for these courses may vary depending on grant funds available. Please contact RCPI for details on cost.




Select from core community policing, online, or specialized courses.

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Executive Session

Visit the Executive Session on Police Leadership web site.

In Harm's Way

Visit the Law Enforcement Suicide Prevention web site.

The Fire that Burns Within

Visit the Fire Service Suicide Prevention web site.

Halt Human Trafficking

Visit the Center for Human Trafficking Awareness web site.

College of Public Safety

RCPI is a division of the Center for Public Safety Innovation.