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Acting as a set of eyes and ears for the Columbus Division of Police, Community Crime Patrol, Inc. (CCP) has a basic mission of getting the police to situations where they are needed.

CCP is a group of highly-trained citizen patrollers working to increase safety in Columbus neighborhoods. Equipped only with flashlights, two-way radios, and their training, CCP patrollers deter criminals, build neighborhood awareness of crime prevention techniques, assist in the apprehension of suspects, and provide first aid when needed. There are currently 15-20 patrollers in five neighborhoods.

During the past 32 years of operation, the patrollers have:

CCP is proud to report that nearly 100 former patrollers are now employed as law enforcement officers throughout the state of Ohio, more than 60 of that number are Columbus Division of Police officers.

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