Law Enforcement Partnership Program

Members of law enforcement interact with an increasingly diverse population on a daily basis. As a result, cultural awareness is an integral part of an officer’s skill set.  The Law Enforcement Partnership (LEPP) program was designed using proven and effective community policing strategies.

Proven Results

Since 2003, we have partnered with the U.S. Department of Justice to train over 100,000 members of local, state, and federal law enforcement nationwide.

The program has a proven record of:

  • Developing and strengthening relationships between the Sikh American community and law enforcement officials
  • Increasing awareness of practices and protocols used by both communities
  • Delivering effective tools and strategies for community engagement
  • Strengthening recruitment efforts

Multimedia Curriculum

This fully customizable curriculum features:

  • On Common Ground – a film produced with the U.S. Department of Justice
  • Sikhism 101 for Law Enforcement: Awareness, Protocol, and Strategies for Engagement
  • Who Are the Sikhs informational pamphlets
  • Recommendations for Law Enforcement informational cards

Testimonials

“The best hour of training I’ve had in 20 years on the force.” – Officer, Metropolitan Police Department, Washington, DC

“This session opened my eyes.  I had no idea there were so many Sikhs in our area and about their turbans and beards.  The material was relevant to our jobs as investigators and the presenters were lively and easy to understand.  They answered so many questions I didn’t even know to ask.” – Agent, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Philadelphia, PA

“Get this training to every officer in every city.” – Officer, Washington State Police, Seattle, WA

Sample Agencies Trained

Federal Law Enforcement:

  • Department of Homeland Security
  • Department of Justice
  • Federal Bureau of Investigation
  • National Park Service
  • Transportation Security Administration
  • U.S. Attorney’s Offices – Nationwide

State Law Enforcement:

  • California Highway Patrol
  • Iowa State Police
  • North Carolina State Police
  • Pennsylvania State Police
  • Washington State Police
  • West Virginia State Police

Local Law Enforcement:

  • Boston Police Department
  • Kansas City Police Department
  • Metropolitan Police Department, Washington, DC
  • Phoenix Police Department
  • Pittsburgh Police Department
  • San Jose Police Department

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