Community Oriented Policing
Collaborative partnerships between the Port Huron Police Department and the individuals and organizations they serve to develop solutions to problems and increase trust in police.
- Other Government Agencies
- Community Members/Groups
- Nonprofits/Service Providers
- Private Businesses
The alignment of organizational management, structure, personnel, and information systems to support community partnerships and proactive problem solving.
- Climate and culture
- Labor Relations
- Strategic planning
- Organizational evaluations (CALEA)
- Geographic assignment of officers
- Resources and finances
- Recruitment, hiring, and selection
- Personnel supervision/evaluations
Information Systems (Technology)
- Communication/access to data
- Quality and accuracy of data
Problem Oriented Policing
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
The Port Huron Police Department Mission
The Port Huron Police Department will respond to community needs though a combined strategy of preventative, proactive and reactive policing programs, using the concept of a totally integrated team effort by all employees, the whole of which will be supported by a progressive participatory management environment.