Assessment of Public Safety and Police Services in College Park, Maryland

Project Purpose/Goal (closed in 2018)

Through funding from the City of College Park, Maryland, the National Police Foundation conducted an assessment of the City of College Park’s public safety and police services. Specifically, the study assessed the level of public safety and police services in College Park; assessed levels of coordination, effectiveness, and cost efficiency of public safety and police services; evaluated resource allocation; examined the utilization of technology and equipment such as security cameras, license plate readers, and other applicable public safety tools; and, reviewed communications about public safety.

Study Method

The National Police Foundation conducted site visits with City of College Park officials and town hall meetings; collected and reviewed data and resources; and, administered an on-site data collection survey to gather additional community and merchant perspectives on the policing and public safety in College Park.

Funding & Collaboration

The National Police Foundation’s Assessment of Public Safety and Police Services in College Park, Maryland was funded by the City of College Park.

Points of Contact

Ben Gorban
Senior Project Associate
(202) 833-1460
bgorban@policefoundation.org

Blake Norton
Senior Vice President
(202) 833-1460
bnorton@policefoundation.org

Keywords

College Park; assessment; policing services

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