The Community Partnerships Unit is part of the Community Engagement Division of the Saint Paul Police Department and consists of the following seven (5) functions: A Community Outreach Program (A.C.O.P.), the Community Liaison Officer Program, School Resource Officers,     Volunteers, and U Visas.

The Community Partnerships Unit is led by Commander Pam Barragan and is based in our facility at 1820 Edgcumbe Road, Saint Paul, MN 55116.  She can be reached at 651-266-5849 or by email.

Contact Information


City Wide Services, 1820 Edgcumbe Road

  • A.C.O.P. 651-558-2305
  • Crime Prevention
  • School Resource Officers
  • U Visas
  • Volunteers

Community Engagement Specialists

A Community Outreach Program (A.C.O.P.)



A Community Outreach Program (A.C.O.P.) is essentially a community-based police outreach program with concentrated efforts in the four (4) Saint Paul public housing communities of Dunedin, McDonough, Mount Airy and Roosevelt. A.C.O.P. is a cooperative program, jointly sponsored by the Saint Paul Police Department and the Saint Paul Public Housing Agency.

The A.C.O.P. policing team helps families with law enforcement matters, crisis intervention and family counseling.

A.C.O.P. officers are based at the McDonough Community Center, 1544 Timberlake Road, Saint Paul, MN 55107.

Contact Sergeant Amy Boyer for more information: 651-558-2305 (Email).


Crime Prevention

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School Resource Officers (SRO)

2018 SRO Photo

The Saint Paul Police Department, in partnership with the Saint Paul Public School District, is dedicated to promoting safety, education, training and leadership skills. It is our mission to help young people improve their lives by building self-esteem and developing good values and skills during critical years of growth. Visit our page for more information about members of our SRO team and our programs.

U-Visa Applications

The Saint Paul Police Department accepts U-Visa applications from law firms representing individuals who may qualify for a U-Visa as crime victims under federal guidelines. Please visit the U-Visa page for more information. Contact Community Partnerships Unit for more information.

Last Edited: August 17, 2020