The mission of the Columbia Police Department’s Pro-
Collaborative partnerships between the law enforcement agency and the individuals and organizations they serve to develop solutions to problems and increase trust in police.
Other Government Agencies
The alignment of organizational management, structure, personnel, and information systems to support community partnerships and proactive problem solving.
Climate and culture
Geographic assignment of officers
Resources and finances
Recruitment, hiring, and selection
Information Systems (Technology)
Communication/access to data
Quality and accuracy of data
The process of engaging in the proactive and systematic examination of identified problems to develop and rigorously evaluate effective responses.
Scanning: Identifying and prioritizing problems
Analysis: Researching what is known about the problem
Response: Developing solutions to bring about lasting reductions in the number and extent of problems
Assessment: Evaluating the success of the responses
Using the crime triangle to focus on immediate conditions (victim/offender/location)