Coffee with a Cop: This is a great opportunity for community members to meet with police officers, voice neighborhood concerns and have a cup of coffee with us. No agendas or speeches, just coffee and conversation on how we can better serve our community.
National Night Out: An annual community-building campaign that promotes police-community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie to make Le Mars neighborhoods safer, more caring places to live. The LMPD organizes a community party in conjunction with other local responders to meet and engage with community members.
Citizen Police Academy: The Le Mars Police Department and the Plymouth County Sheriff’s Office host this (4) week program, (8) class sessions, designed to provide residents with information about their local law enforcement and how it operates. Participants will learn about daily law enforcement operations and become familiar with the Department’s policing philosophy. The purpose of the Academy is to open our doors to the community and through education increase communication and understanding between citizens and the police. Topics include use of force, crime scene investigations, OWI, firearms, police investigations, law and much more. This is a FREE academy open to any Plymouth County resident.
D.A.R.E. Program: The primary goal of D.A.R.E is to teach children smart and effective was to resist peer pressure and say "no" to drugs. Another goal is to build children's social skills, enhance self-esteem and teach life lessons personalized by the Law Enforcement Officer's teaching them. D.A.R.E bridges the gap between teachers and Law Enforcement in the classroom setting providing a unique and effective way of teaching skills to the youth.