The Durham Police Department and the Community Resource Unit observe National Crime Prevention Month in October each year by hosting a variety of special events and crime prevention campaigns during the month. Events aim to encourage police and community interaction year-round and support of police department crime prevention efforts.
Typical DPD National Crime Prevention Month events and activities include:
Coffee with a Cop
Police vs. Seniors Olympic Challenge
Tip-a –Cop (NC Special Olympics FUNdraiser)
Trunk-or-Treat/ Halloween Safety Outreach
Citizen Police Academy Graduation
Crime prevention information tables at retail centers