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Major Tyrone Garner
700 Minnesota Ave.
Kansas City, KS 66101
Phone: 913-573-6140
Email: tgarner@kckpd.org
                                                                            Captain Greg Lawson
4951 State Ave.
Kansas City, KS 66104
Phone: 913-573-8715
Email: glawson@kckpd.org

 

Police, Government, and Neighborhoods Working Together 

           Tyrone Garner
         Tyrone Garner 
                                                                         
Greg Lawson
Greg Lawson 

Community Policing is 1 of 7 divisions located in the NRC. Community Policing is proactive, solution-based and community driven. It requires local government, law enforcement agencies and law-abiding citizens to work together to arrest offenders, prevent crime, solve ongoing problems and improve the overall quality of community life.

The current trend in American policing today is toward the philosophy of Community-Oriented Policing. This strategy focuses on the causes of crime and places an emphasis on integrating policing with the community and the neighborhood.

The Community Policing officers regularly attend neighborhood watch meetings, business/merchant association group meetings; meet with citizen activists, church leaders, and other public service agencies and providers. In an effort to improve the overall quality of life in Kansas City, Kansas, the officer’s network with other police departments and governmental agencies in an effort to address crime, fear of crime, social and physical disorder, neighborhood and community decay.

 

 






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