Community Relations Programs
The Community Relations Section manages crime prevention and educational programs offered by the department. This section is tasked with many support functions which are vital to the success of community oriented police and the establishment of partnerships with the citizens of Peoria. To contact Community Relations call 623-773-7099. Below are links to individual programs and services.
U.C.A.N.United Community Action Network- a monthly meeting of community leaders and police department leadership that works to solve community issues and problem solve at a grass roots level.
Coffee with a CopCoffee with a Cop provides a unique opportunity for community members to ask questions and learn more about the department’s work in Peoria’s neighborhoods.
CrimeReports.com An easy way to see what crimes are happening in your own neighborhood.
Crime Bulletins Don’t have time to listen to the police scanner, but want to know about crime in your community? Learn more.
Volunteer Program GET INVOLVED with the city of Peoria Police Department by volunteering.
Neighborhood Block Watch Information on how to start a neighborhood block watch in Peoria.
Citizen's Academy Want to find out what life is like for the members of the Peoria Police Department? Join our 12-week academy and learn about law enforcement and how your department works.
Ride Along ProgramThe Citizen's Ride-Along Program provides citizens with an insight into police activities and functions by riding with a uniformed patrol officer, during a normal shift, under controlled conditions.
Explorer Program The Peoria Police Department Law Enforcement Explorer Post #2999 offers teens a great way to learn about law enforcement.
Youth Citizen's Academy This program is intended to introduce children entering junior high school to what the Peoria Police Department is all about.
Park Watch Program Information on Peoria's Park Watch program and how you can get involved.
Project Lifesaver The Project Lifesaver Program will be offered only to Peoria residents who are caring for loved ones with Alzheimer's disease, autism, or other conditions that make them likely to wander away from caregivers.
Seniors and Law Enforcement Together (S.A.L.T.) This program creates a partnership between the department and seniors.
Vacation Watch If a vacation is taking you far from home you can sign up to have police volunteers keep an eye out for suspicious activity.
Victim's Assistance Contact information and general information for the victim's assistance program including newsletters.
Crime Free Mini Storage The Crime Free Mini-Storage Program was designed to help renters, owners, and managers of mini-storage properties keep drugs and other illegal activity off their property.
Crime Free Multi-Housing Program The Peoria Crime Free Multi-Housing Program is a free program designed to help owners and managers of rental and mobile housing properties keep drugs and other illegal activity off their properties.
Community Emergency Notification System CENS is the Community Emergency Notification System. The system is designed to rapidly notify an affected area of an emergency by sending a recorded message through the telephone system. Learn more about CENS.
Block Party/Street Closure Information on how to set up a block party or event street closure in the city of Peoria.
Identity Theft and Fraud Information on Identity Theft and Fraud and how to protect yourself and your family.
Hide it...Lock It...or Lose It The Peoria Police Department wants you to know that we’re watching out for you. If you received a card on your vehicle, it is because an officer or police volunteer saw your vehicle with an open window, property left in plain view, doors left unlocked, or even keys left in the vehicle.