Community Policing

Community Policing

The Community Policing topic covers efforts by law enforcement agencies and officers to partner with other branches of local government as well as non-governmental organizations (NGOs) such as churches, non-profit community groups, private businesses, to reduce crime and increase the quality of life for law-abiding citizens.
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February 09, 2016

Mich. university police unit focuses on inclusion

The unit is committed to addressing police and community-related issues associated with bias - Full Story
February 09, 2016

Lawmakers to take up bill recognizing Ind. hate crimes

The state is one of five without hate crimes written into law - Full Story
February 09, 2016

Attorney General to visit 6 cities to highlight 'role model' police work

The locations were chosen because they embody a particular trait of successful policing - Full Story
February 08, 2016

Video: NJ officers get crafty after medical emergency

Two officers showed off their quilt-making skills while responding to a medical call - Full Story
February 06, 2016

Subway riders dismiss NYPD plan to wake snoozing passengers

Being able to doze during a commute, if you can get a seat, is one of the little luxuries that sets New York life apart - Full Story
February 05, 2016

The Up-Beat: Md. cops take plunge for charity, Pa. officer uses UAV in dog rescue

Check out this week's round-up of inspiring stories from around the country - Full Story
February 04, 2016

Ga. mayor charged with impersonating police, DUI

Residents complained they often saw him driving one of the city's two police cars as if it was his personal vehicle - Full Story
February 04, 2016

Mass. police receive $357K staffing grant

The funds can be used to restore, retain or hire police and fire personnel, or for overtime - Full Story
February 04, 2016

New bill would allow Idaho State Patrol use unmarked cruisers

According to the bill, no more than 10 percent of the patrol fleet would be unmarked - Full Story
February 03, 2016

Wash. police use $150K grant for fighting DUIs

Increased patrols, ad campaigns will help create awareness - Full Story

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