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Crime Prevention

The primary mission of the Crime Prevention Unit is to reduce crime and the fear of crime in the community. This is primarily accomplished through community awareness and education. The Crime Prevention Unit is an operational element of the Services Division Crime Prevention Bureau and consists of one sergeant, one corporal and one Crime Prevention Specialist.  


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Home and Business Security Assessment

The Davenport Police Department Crime Prevention Unit offers Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED) Surveys. These surveys are a crime prevention philosophy based on the theory that the proper design and effective use of the built environment can lead to a reduction in crime as well as an improvement in the quality of life.

For more information, please contact Cpl. Hank Jacobsen at:
(563) 326-7714 or p11214@ci.davenport.ia.us

Presentations

The Davenport Police Department Crime Prevention Bureau offers many different presentations. Presentations may be developed to meet the needs of your organizations upon request.

Below is a list of current presentations offered:

  • A.L.I.C.E presentations/scenarios (Options on what to do in case of an active attacker/armed intruder.)
  • Bicycle Safety
  • Burglary Prevention
  • Financial Robbery Prevention
  • Frauds and Scam Prevention
  • Identity Theft Prevention
  • In-Home Worker Safety (ie. Visiting nurse, social worker, etc.)
  • OWI Prevention
  • Pedestrian Safety
  • Personal Safety
  • Personal Safety on Campus/First-Year College Safety
  • Realtor Safety
  • Retail Theft/Shoplifting Prevention
  • Senior Safety
  • The Law and You
  • Technology and the Law
  • Vehicle Theft Prevention
  • Verbal De-Escalation Tactics
  • Violence in the Workplace
  • Winter Driving Safety

For more information, please contact Cpl. Hank Jacobsen at:
(563) 326-7714 or p11214@ci.davenport.ia.us

Programs

The Davenport Police Department Crime Prevention Bureau offers many different Programs. Programs may be developed to meet the needs of your organizations upon request.

Below is a list of current programs offered:

  • Bicycle Rodeo
  • Davenport Police Explorers
  • Diversion Program- First-time juvenile simple misdemeanor offenders program
  • “Do What’s Right” – Davenport Police Department’s Mobile App (Anonymous Tip Submission)
  • Driver's Education Safety Program
  • Iowa QC Law Enforcement Camp
  • Landlord Education Assistance Program- Certificate Program ($25.00)
  • Senior Light Tour (Holiday Lights)
  • Shoplifting Diversion Program w/ Juvenile Court Services
  • Reece Morgan Youth Basketball League
  • Tours of the Davenport Police Department
  • Welcoming Walkthroughs with Davenport Schools
  • Winter Basketball Youth League w/Friendly House

For more information, please contact Cpl. Hank Jacobsen at:
(563) 326-7714 or p11214@ci.davenport.ia.us

Explorer Program
Click here for information about the Davenport Police Department Explorer Program.