Community Policing and Crime Prevention
Community policing emphasizes the establishment of a working partnership between the police and the community to reduce crime and enhance security. The police department continues to work towards that goal by offering numerous and varied community programs and presentation. These programs are presented by certified crime prevention officers Criminal Investigators Courtney C. Garipoli, Daren A. Anders and Officers Barry W. Moyer and Douglas A. Goeltz.
The following community policing programs have been conducted recently that included community relations and crime prevention:
Personal safety for area Nursing Students
High school students interested in forensic sciences
Local employees on credit card fraud prevention
Bank employees regarding alarm response
Business, personal and home safety evaluations
Internet Safety with the Wyomissing Area School District
Tours of the police department
Safety messages for playgrounds
Junior League of Reading’s Annual Touch- A- Truck
Spring Township’s annual National Night Out
Community meeting with Senator Judy Schwank
and many more.
Please contact Lieutenant Tom Endy at 610-375-6102, Option #3, Extension #141 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule a presentation or tour for your community group today. Let us customize a program to fit your needs.
“The Police are the Public and the Public are the Police”
By Sir Robert Peel