Welcome to the Chicago Police Department's Web site which offers the community a means to share important information, find the latest news, programs and community oriented services that the Department offers. Since the inception of the Chicago Alternative Policing Strategy (CAPS), the partnership between the Department and the community has proved overwhelmingly positive as we share responsibility to keep our neighborhoods safe.
Chicago's Public and Private Partnership (CP3) initiative is a result of the City of Chicago's desire to strengthen its partnership with its private sector. After listening to your needs, the CP3 consortium of city agencies developed this portal to centralize how information is gathered and disseminated.
When the City of Chicago initiated its community policing strategy over fifteen years ago, community policing meant different things to different people across the country. Each city began to develop a strategy that met its particular needs and situations.