+Welcome to CCN
Cops & Clergy Network

The Cops & Clergy Network was founded in Redlands, CA in 1982. The purpose of Cops & Clergy is to break down barriers that hinders communication between law enforcement agencies and the community at-large, and to promote collaboration in solving community problems unresponsive to more traditional approaches attempted by law enforcement agencies and community organizations acting alone.

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+Strategic Purpose
Bringing together spiritual and civic authorities for the common good and safety of our children, congregations and communities.

+Meeting a Need

The Cops & Clergy Network is meeting a widely felt need as is evidenced by the founding of multiple chapters throughout the Inland Empire, with new chapters being organized on a regular basis. This partnership provides greater opportunities to reach out to residents of the communities to improve the quality of life in our city.

The Cops & Clergy Network provides the following services:

  • Chapter development services
  • Community liaison and relationship consulting services
  • Coordination services for Faith based and civic partnerships development
  • Relationship and sensitivity training for faith communities and government entities
  • Need assessment services
+Areas of Focus
The Service Area: CCN will assist and service any community nation-wide that has an interest in establishing a Chapter of the Cops and Clergy Network.

The Target Area: CCN employs strategies that works with faith based groups, community based groups, police departments, local government, county government and other government groups and departments. Either of these groups can be an initiator group.

+Tutorial and Mentoring Programs
We are developing tutorial programs that allows students to visit neighborhood churches after school to receive help with their homework. This plays a huge part in preparing our children for the future and to keep their minds focused on the positive side of education.

Through the help of family and neighborhood organizations we are able to obtain tutors and mentors that help guide the children through everyday life. We have programs that include day trips to the community center where the children can swim, play basketball and participate in other activities.

All of the programs help to keep our children in a positive atmosphere and helps them understand important values that are needed to lead successful lives.

+The Boards And Members
Board of Directors:

  • Dr. Felix Roger Jones III, President
  • Ms. Lisa Marie Ruiz, Treasurer
  • Dr. Donald Wallace, Assistant Treasurer
  • Ms. Phyllis Marie Jones, Secretary
  • Chief of Police Frank Coe, Member
  • Parole Officer Don Thomas Davis, Member
  • Lt. Sheila Davis, CO
  • Dr. Craig Turley, Member

Advisory Board:

  • Chief of Police James R. Bueermann
  • District Attorney Michael Ramos
  • Dr. William Bean
14th Annual

Faith and Justice Summit

DATE: Thursday March 20th, 2014
TIME: 8:00am to 3:50pm

Yucaipa Christian Church
12954 Bryant St.
Yucaipa, CA 92399

Jan 11, 2011 – Redlands Prayer Walk
We coordinated a Prayer Vigil and Prayer Walk in the neighborhood where four youngsters were shot, two of which lost their lives…View Video

Jun 1, 2003 – National Recognition
The Cops & Clergy Network has gained national recognition for its innovative approach to fostering cooperation between the faith-community and local law enforcement agencies…Read More

Faith and Justice Summit 2014