The Police/Community Relations Unit serves as the center
for media and public communications, volunteer and community participation
programs, neighborhood association liaison, and coordination of the Crime
Stoppers Program. All requests for public programs at schools, businesses, civic
organizations, etc. should be directed to this office.
Beaumont Police/Community Relations
|| Media/Public Communication
This unit disseminates press releases and
other department information, and conducts interviews with the news media.
Additionally, they act as the Public Information Office for the City of Beaumont
during disasters and other emergencies.
department is involved in a number of volunteer and community programs on a
daily basis. Those programs include Citizens in Action, Citizens Police Academy,
Citizens Police Academy Alumni Association, Police Substation Volunteers, and
the Clergy and Police Partnership.Click
to learn more.
Citizens in Action is a program designed to allow volunteers to
write handicap parking citations, patrol city parks, identify illegally stored
vehicles, and conduct traffic radar surveys. Participants wear unique uniforms
and drive distinctly marked vehicles. Attendance in the Citizens Police Academy
is a pre-requisite to becoming a Citizens in Action volunteer.
Click to learn more.
The Citizens Police Academy is a 13 week
program which meets on Thursday nights, and is designed to familiarize citizens
with how and why the police operate in the manner that they do. A number of
hands-on activities, including pursuit driving, firearms range, and defensive
tactics are included, and the course is free to the public.
Click to learn more.
The Citizens Police Academy
Alumni Association is a public service, non-profit group that supports area law
enforcement. They are involved in many public service activities, and meet
monthly to further their training and knowledge about policing.
A group of citizen volunteers staff the
Parkdale Mall Police Substation each weekday during business hours. They are
responsible for disseminating information to and interacting with the public on
behalf of the police department. They also meet regularly to further their
and Police Partnership is comprised of a group from the local clergy who receive
specialized training. Their primary mission is to minister to police employees
in need and to respond to emergency and/or crisis situations to
Neighborhood Association Liaison
Fourteen neighborhood associations currently
meet on a monthly basis throughout the city.
monthly meetings, officers receive
citizens, and also conduct
presentations on current crime
issues for that
Information from active criminal investigations
is gathered and is disseminated
to the public
through local media outlets. Information on
is then collected through
telephone and text messaging and is utilized
department investigators to assist in
If you would like
to request a public program
or if you would like to be a participant in any
our programs, please call 880-3825 or 880
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