Place-Based Policing for Small and Rural Agencies

Place-Based Policing for Small and Rural Agencies, an eLearning course, provides learners with the opportunity to explore concepts in various, applicable contexts. The modules, designed for all law enforcement professionals, from leadership to frontline officers, demonstrate place-based policing practices that reduce crime and are specifically tailored to small and rural agencies. 

COURSE LENGTH: 2 HOURS

Place-Based Policing for Small and Rural Agencies course title slide

Arizona POST Approved Course
AZPOST Approval 22-439
AZPOST does not require the standard approval form for this course; however, if you would like one, please contact AZPOST directly at [email protected]

Course Overview

This eLearning course identifies evidence-based and emerging practices for place-based crime reduction strategies and translates them into action-based approaches tailored to small and rural agencies. Learners utilize case studies and interactive components to explore evidence-based policing practices, place-based practices, the use of data and technology, and how to utilize community-police engagement to implement place-based policing strategies.

Target Audience

Public safety professionals affiliated with small and rural police agencies.

Cooperative Partners

This tuition-free online training was developed by the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) and supported by cooperative agreement 2019-CKW-XK-010 by the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS).

Learning Objectives

  • Explain evidence-based policing practices
  • Apply evidence-based policing practices learned during scenario-based activities
  • Describe place-based policing strategies
  • Provide examples of small or rural agencies applying place-based policing strategies
  • Apply place-based policing strategies learned during scenario-based activities
  • Explain the use of data and technology in placed-based policing strategies
  • Provide examples of how data and technology can be applied to placed-based policing strategies
  • Provide examples of small or rural agencies applying place-based policing strategies
  • Apply the use of data and technology to implement place-based policing strategies
  • Explain how community-police engagement can be utilized to implement place-based policing strategies
  • Provide examples of how community-police engagement can be applied to placed-based policing strategies
  • Apply principles of community-police engagement in place-based policing strategies using scenario-based activities

International Association of Chiefs of Police

The International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) is committed to advancing the policing profession through advocacy, research, outreach, and education. Since 1893, the association has been serving communities by speaking out on behalf of law enforcement and advancing leadership and professionalism in policing worldwide.