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Community-Oriented Policing

Community outreach and engagement is at the core of what each Brooklyn Park police officer does.

We’re committed to building and improving community relationships and being transparent with our operations. Here are a few ways in which we strive to be a community-oriented police department.

Community engagement officer

community engagement officer

Since 2017, the community engagement officer works with community groups and department members to identify and solve public safety problems and organize programs and activities to help build positive relationships between the police and the community.

Learn more about how we engage the community

National Night Out

For more than 25 years, Brooklyn Park has been nationally recognized for our National Night Out activities. Below are the rankings for the past few years. Since 2010, we’ve ranked in the top four cities in our population category, and each year our community has hosted over 175 parties!

Learn more about National Night Out

Citizens Academy

Want a behind-the-scenes look at how your police department works? Enroll in Citizens Academy!

Learn more about Citizens Academy

Commendations and complaints

Your feedback is essential to keeping us accountable and helping us provide the best service possible. In order to be responsive of your needs, we encourage your input!

Learn more about submitting a commendation or complaint

Multicultural Advisory Committee (MAC)

MAC members meet monthly with police to learn about current police activities and to discuss topics of importance in their communities. The meetings are an opportunity for two-way communication and are designed to enhance mutual understanding between the police and community.

Learn more about joining the Multicultural Advisory Committee here >