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Strengthening Police and Community Partnerships

October 10, 2018

The U.S. Department of Justice Community Relations Service’s Strengthening Police and Community Partnerships (SPCP) program, which was piloted in Erie, PA, and Topeka, KS, is designed to strengthen trust and develop partnerships between law enforcement professionals and the diverse communities they serve.

Updated October 18, 2018