Guide: How to Serve Diverse Communities
Washington, DC: Office of Community Oriented Policing Services
February 12, 2016, 68 pages
This resource from Not In Our Town, provides guidelines and training for police officers in engaging with young people from all ethnicities and in building trusting relationships with the public. It provides practical guidance for overcoming language and cultural barriers, promoting dialogue with teens, developing anti-gang strategies, establishing youth mentorship programs, and understanding the safety concerns of communities.