Programme Overview

The programme “Strengthening Community Policing in Albania", phase II, 2017-2020 (SCPA) started on 4th of January 2017 and will run for 4 years until December 2020.
The programme has four areas of intervention and its supports the Albanian State Police as its main beneficiary but also local governments, civil society organisations and media throughout the country.
The programme will be managed by Program Management Team consisting of international and local experts on policing issues.
Theory of Change
The current SACP was based on the recognition that there was a strong need to enhance mutual trust and partnerships between police and communities.
The envisaged impact of the new programme is to build mutual trust and partnership between police and communities in order to create safe neighbourhoods.

Programme Components

Grants Scheme

In addition to and in complementarity with the three main pillars the program will include a Grants Scheme. It will serve as a means of supporting the sustainability of the various areas of engagement in the program, as well as promoting new, innovative approaches that reinforce stronger partnerships between key actors in Community Policing committees with fair and transparent selection processes, a strong focus on minority groups and gender issues, and a monitoring and evaluation system.
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