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The Ann Arbor Police Department is committed to strengthening relationships with the community it serves. The department continues to seek opportunities strengthen our focus on community engagement strategies.

AAPD looks forward to building upon the strong relationships we have forged with our neighborhoods, schools, residents and businesses as we continue to prevent and reduce crime and enhance the quality of life for everyone throughout the community. 

The community engagement unit was created in an effort to improve police and community relations.  The department offers a range of services and activities to help inform and educate citizens about community policing, crime prevention, and outreach programs.

We currently have three officers assigned to the community engagement unit. This unit is led by Sergeant Corey Mills. To schedule time for our community engagement officers to visit your business or school, please contact Sgt. Mills at 734.794.6900, ext. 49112 or cmills@a2gov.orgYou may also reach the community engagement unit at communityengagement@a2gov.org

Sergeant Dawn Murphy shall serve as the police department liaison to the LGBTQ community. In this role, Sgt. Murphy will provide outreach, recommend initiatives and programs, and serve as a positive point of contact for matters of concern for the Ann Arbor Police Department. Sgt. Murphy can be reached at dmurphy@a2gov.org​.  

Chronic-issue Resoluti​on

The community engagement unit is often tasked with resolving civil issues.  Should you have a chronic predicament that you have been unable to resolve, we may be able to help.

Some examples of issues the community engagement unit might be able to help with include:

  • Chronic neighborhood issues.

  • Ongoing suspicious activity.​

  • Quality of life issue.

  • Identity theft (PDF) - tips on how to prevent identity theft.

If you have encountered any of these issues, please contact Officer Brett Paddock at 734.794.6900, ext. 49434, or bpaddock@a2gov.org​​.

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