Providing Aid to Officers & Enhancing Public Safety

Denver Police Department “District Commanders’ Officer and Community Outreach Program”

Current efforts at the DPD include increasing the responsibilities and authority of the six District Commanders who lead the police throughout the City. To assist these commanders in strengthening officer recognition and morale as well as working closely with community members in special activities and community recognition events, the DPF supports a fund of $2,000 at each district.

Priority Area Addressed:

  • Foster innovation
  • Promote excellence
  • Meet time sensitive needs
  • Encourage collaboration and synergy
  • Strengthen community involvement

Amount Approved:

$14,000

Result:

Commanders have used funds to host community events and recognize officers for extraordinary efforts. Funds have increased officer morale as well as improved the community’s attitude toward the DPD.

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