Springfield Police Department

C3 Policing

C-3 Policing
Counter Criminal Continuum Policing

The Springfield Police Department and Massachusetts State Police C-3 teams facilitate unity of effort and criminal intelligence gathering by, with, and through interagency, community, and private enterprise cooperation in order to detect, disrupt, degrade  and dismantle criminal activity.

The essential goals of C-3 Policing:

  • Create safe and secure environment
  • Promote and foster community relationship/partnership with local,
  • State Police, community leaders and local organizations
  • Reduce gang activity and violence
  • Establish positive and effective youth/parental programs
  • The C-3 policing effort will be based in four geographical areas of the city of Springfield.
  • The assigned Springfield Police Sergeants and officers will work in different day off groups, 4p-12a

The goals of C-3 policing will be achieved through citizen and business interactions through the use of community meetings, walking and bike patrols, availability of officers through phone calls and office visits. Events like coffee with the cops, youth sports events, community picnics, etc.

The State Police have Troopers in each sector who work days, ordinance officers are assigned to each sector along with Sheriff?s Department officers who will attempt to spread the information and encourage participation in the community meetings.

The Commanding Officer of C-3 policing : Captain Cheryl Clapprood   386-3733 Cclapprood@springfieldpolice.net

The four sectors are

North End - Sgt. Julio Toledo
South End- Sgt. Brian Beliveau
Forest Park - Sgt. Reggie Miller
Mason Square - Sgt. Devon Williams
426.3095
478.6927
478.7490
478.7490

C3 Supervisors and Officers will combine cruiser patrol with walking and bicycle patrols to best serve the areas they work.  They are committed to serving the community and providing activities, both services and athletic activities to those communities.

Mission Statement

"To provide public safety and to contribute to the quality of life for the citizens of the City of Springfield by protecting, serving and working with the community to develop philosophies which promote equity and establish partnership between citizens and police to enhance law enforcement, aid in the prevention of crime, and preserve the public peace."








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Community Policing

Click on the map above to find out what policing district you are in.

City policing is organized by sectors. They are labelled A-I and are grouped under Deputy Chiefs Mark Anthony, William Cochrane, and Robert Cheetham.

Sectors A-D and G cover  Memorial Square, Liberty Heights, East Springfield, Indian Orchard, Pine Point and Boston Road.

Sectors E & F cover Metro Center, McKnight, Bay, Upper Hill, Old Hill, Six Corners and the South End.

Sectors H & I cover Forest Park, East Forest Park and Sixteen Acres. and the Outer Belt.

Learn more about Geographic Policing

 2012 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program (info)



Page last updated:  Saturday, August 29, 2015 04:35 pm