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Community Relations
About Community Relations
The Community Relations Unit of the Allen Police Department is part of the Office of the Chief of Police. The unit consists of Sergeant Jon Felty and three full time officers; Officer Sammy Rippamonti, Officer Chris Hester and Officer Bob Seklecki. The Community Relations Unit serves three store front locations.

The store fronts offer the opportunity for more casual contact with citizens than police headquarters. Store fronts are usually open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. They are staffed by an officer or citizen volunteer. If a store front is not open during these times, a contact number will be displayed to reach an officer that can come to the location as soon as possible.

Programs and Presentations
The purpose of the Community Relations Unit is to promote a positive relationship between citizens and the police department. The unit offers various programs to the public at no cost. These presentations include topics such as Stranger Danger, Workplace Violence, Neighborhood Watch, Identity Theft, Burglary Prevention and Check Fraud. The Community Relations Unit also organizes and promotes National Night Out.

Citizen Volunteer Efforts
The Citizen's Police Academy is one of the most popular programs coordinated by this unit. The Citizens Police Academy meets one evening a week for twelve weeks. Participants of the academy are introduced to traffic-related laws, DWI stops, crime scene investigations, SWAT, K9 and participate in various field trips. Graduates of this academy are eligible for further training in two (2) volunteer groups; Citizens On Patrol (COPs) and Volunteers In Policing (VIPs).

Volunteers are trained in radio procedures, patrol techniques, and observation of possible criminal activity. VIPs assist at police headquarters in positions throughout the department including support services, criminal investigations, records, and lobby desk.

Contact Information
Community Relations Unit

For additional information about Community Relations programs
Phone: 214.509.4359.

Storefront Locations

Allen Premium Outlets
820 W. Stacy Rd.
Allen, Texas 75069
Phone: 972.678.2500

Watters Creek
968 Garden Park Dr.
Allen, Texas 75013
Phone: 972.727.7400

The Village at Allen
190 E. Stacy, Suite 1314
Allen, Texas 75002
Phone: 214.509.4372

Mon - Fri - 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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