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Neighborhood Response Unit (NRU)

 

The Neighborhood Response Unit was formerly known as the Community Policing Unit. The NRU was created in January of 2016 to to have a better understanding of the issues that are important to residents and be more responsive to the needs of the community.

The NRU policies and programs are based on collaboration between police, citizens, groups and business owners in non-threatening and supportive interactions. These interactions include efforts by police to listen to the issues or problems, and work together to solve the problems that have been identified.. Focus is on problem identification, analysis, and utilization of systematic problem solving techniques, together with a strong community partnership, as a means to achieve more effective long term solutions.

Our objective is to obtain a favorable attitude between the police and citizens, groups, and Businesses to encourage a willingness to work together cooperatively.