Boys and Girls Club of Fort Wayne

Boys and Girls Club of Fort Wayne

Dropping the puck for the Fort Wayne Komets

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Officer Appreciation Day

Officer Appreciation Day

Officer Appreciation Day at Concordia Lutheran School

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Blue Bucket Brigade

Blue Bucket Brigade

"Star Wars Night" at the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum.

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Community Connection

Community Connection

Officer Chiu enjoying a lemon shake-up while helping out some young entrepreneurs on a warm sunny day.

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Procedural Justice Class

Procedural Justice Class

FWPD's Procedural Justice/Use of Force presentation with Ten Point Coalition members.

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Officer Appreciation Day

Officer Appreciation Day

Officer appreciation day held at Concordia Lutheran Elementary.

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Habitat for Humanity Community Build

Habitat for Humanity Community Build

In late July 2020l Habitat for Humanity of Greater Fort Wayne partnered with FWPD, Fort Wayne UNITED, and Youth for…

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Habitat for Humanity Panel Build

Habitat for Humanity Panel Build

Sergeant Rosales-Scatena and Officer Lisa Woods at the Habitat Panel Build project.

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New FWPD Recruitment Team

New FWPD Recruitment Team

Meet the Department's new Recruitment Team! Click slide to to learn more.

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The Community Outreach Division is commanded by Deputy Chief Mitchell McKinney, Captain Sofia Rosales-Scatena, Sergeant  James Seay, and Officer Lisa Woods.

The mission of the Community Relations Division is to bring the police department and the community together to facilitate a better understanding of what the department does through the organizing of events in collaboration with other specialty teams and their equipment.The FWPD supports community-oriented policing strategies. The main idea behind this strategy is to allow police to feel like the public can trust them.

The Community Relations Division can be reached at: 260-427-2242.

The Community Relations Division is comprised of following areas. For full details on each area please use the menu to the upper left.

  • Crime Prevention
  • Liaison Office
  • Public Information Office
  • Safety Education
  • School Resource Office (SRO)

These areas are staffed with (11) officers to include the division commander, a captain, (2) sergeants, (6) SROs, a safety village officer, and the liaison officer. All of the personnel are important in relating a positive message to the community in areas of enforcement, safety and community involvement.

 Please visit the Department's Facebook facebook page to see the latest community relations updates.