YPD celebrates Massachusetts Community Policing Week 2018

YARMOUTH – From Yarmouth Police: As we recognize Massachusetts Community Policing Week here in the town of Yarmouth, we are proud to remind everyone that the Yarmouth Police Department is the two time recipient of the prestigious New England Association of Chiefs of Police Community Policing Award and take this opportunity to list all of the special things we do each year in support of Community Policing in the town of Yarmouth.

The key concepts of community-oriented policing rely on two core components: community partnerships and problem-solving.

Through these community partnerships, police agencies build trust and rapport within the neighborhoods we serve.

Some of our Community Policing initiatives designed to promote our ongoing Community Policing Philosophy are:

  • Proactive Anti-Crime Unit
  • Code Enforcement Team
  • Motor Vehicle Enforcement Unit
  • On-line Transaction Safety Zone at Yarmouth Police Headquarters
  • Sundaes for Seniors
  • Off the Top with a Cop
  • National Drug Turn In Day
  • YPD Alumni Breakfast
  • Senior Appreciation Picnic at Bass River Beach
  • Annual 9/11 Town of Yarmouth Memorial Service at YPD
  • Neighborhood Crime Watch in over 120 Yarmouth Neighborhoods
  • Full Time School Resource Police Officers at D-Y and Mattacheese Schools
  • Citizens Police Academy
  • Polar Plunge for Yarmouth Seniors Fundraiser for Yarmouth Senior Center
  • Operation Safe Ride Home on all Major Holidays
  • Learn To Cope Addiction Recovery and Family Support Meetings Every Tuesday Night
  • Operation Rides for Hope free taxi rides to Learn to Cope meetings every Tuesday night
  • YPD Blue Cape Cod Athletic Club Holiday Classic 4.2 Mile Run/Walk
  • Secret Santa for Seniors Gift Bags
  • Blue Ball Open Annual Veterans Appreciation Month Racquetball Tournament Fundraiser
  • Stuff A Cruiser with Food for Families in Need for Yarmouth Food Pantry
  • Coffee with the Chief
  • First Responder Appreciation Motorcycle Ride
  • Wounded Warrior Project Cape Cod Soldier Bicycle Ride
  • United States Marine Corps Reserve ‘Toys for Tots’ Collection Point
  • United States Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Stuff a Bus
  • Code Red Community Messaging
  • Back to School Shop with a Cop
  • National Night Out Against Crime
  • Big Nicks Ride for the Cape Cod Fallen Veterans Memorial Motorcycle Ride
  • Alcohol Awareness Seminar for Yarmouth Liquor Licensees
  • Massachusetts Special Olympics Law Enforcement Torch Run
  • YPD Blue 5K Run for a Reason
  • Mock Impaired Driving Crash at D-Y Regional High School
  • Neighborhood Crime Watch Block Captains Meetings
  • White Ribbon Day to End Violence Against Woman
  • US Marine Corporal Nicholas G. Xiarhos Memorial Cape Cod Hospital Blood Drive
  • Yarmouth-Dennis Police Explorers Post
  • Daily School Patrol Officer Visits
  • Use of Facebook, Twitter, and other Social Media with over 16,000 Followers
  • Officers Serving as Coaches for Youth Sports
  • Police and Gosnold of Cape Cod Drug Counselor Ride-A-Longs
  • National Coffee with A Cop Day
  • Trunk or Treat at Halloween
  • Shop with a Cop at Christmas
  • Winter Coats 4 Vets
  • Bike to School
  • High Five Friday
  • Safety Seat Checkpoint
  • Wanted Wednesdays
  • Avoid! Deny! Defend! Surviving a Deadly Attack Citizen Safety Training
  • See Something Say Something Anti-Terrorism Awareness Safety Training for Citizens
  • Raise Our Flag Fridays
  • Bark in the Park Dog Parade
  • Lock It Up Gun Safety
  • Mental Health Outreach Visits
  • Beards for a Benefit Fundraiser for Children’s Cove
  • $5,000 Secret Santa Random Acts of Kindness Christmas Miracle

Our Neighborhood Crime Watch program continues to be a powerful force with over 120 blocks and several hundred members.

Our Volunteers in Policing Unit provides thousands of hours of volunteer service to the YPD and the citizens that we serve.

The Yarmouth Police Foundation continues to grow. The Foundation recently fully funded the purchase of a special camera system that is mounted on the back of our police K9 which allows our Police Officers to safely see inside a room or area that the K9 is actively searching in.

Currently, the Yarmouth Police Foundation is raising funds for Operation ‘Stronger Shield’ which will help build the Sergeant Sean M. Gannon Memorial Training Complex here on the grounds of Yarmouth Police Department Headquarters that will allow Police Officers and K9’s the ability to safely train for generations to come.

We are very proud of the work of our men and women do as we continue to transform Yarmouth in to the safest community in the region

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