Community Engagement Team

 Mission Statement:

To develop strong trusting relationships and increase public safety between the Hennepin County Sheriff's Office and the multicultural communities within Hennepin County by building communities of trust.

Meet the Community Engagement Team

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2015 Strategic Priorities

  • Partner with community organizations and law enforcement agencies to improve outreach efforts within Hennepin County.
  • Increase Hennepin County Sheriff's Office visibility at community gatherings and celebrations.
  • Respond to citizen inquiries and requests for assistance.
  • Assist in diversity recruitment efforts for the Hennepin County Sheriff's Office.

2015 Goals

  • Conduct eight culture-specific One Day Citizen Academies.
  • Conduct quarterly, targeted advisory meetings with community leaders in multicultural communities across Hennepin County, including: elders, women and youth groups to address specific issues.
  • Develop new and build upon existing community partnerships.
  • Provide diversity training to Hennepin County Sheriff's Office employees.