Public Safety Programs for the Immigrant Community
This report provides short descriptions of model police outreach programs to immigrant populations in 17 U.S. cities of diverse size and location including contacts for additional information. Examples include the "Newcomer Meet and Greets and Living Room Dialogues" of the Portland Police Department, the "Cambodian Community Liaison" of the Lowell (MA) Police Department, the Latino and Asian Liaison Units of the Washington, D.C. Metropolitan Police Department, and soccer matches between police and community members in Newport News and Norfolk, Virginia. The report includes recommendations for developing immigrant public safety programs in other cities.
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National League of Cities' Center for Research and Innovation. (2011). Public Safety Programs for the Immigrant Community. Washington, D.C.: National League of Cities.