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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November 28, 2015

Minn. police shooting, disparities spur talk of special session

Some have suggested providing financial incentives to businesses to hire minority employees - Full Story
November 26, 2015

Va. police ditch handcuffs, give out bracelets for 'being good'

The chief hopes this can allow officers to interact in a positive way with people - Full Story
November 26, 2015

NY city's top cop takes new anti-heroin approach

The problem of addiction has not only failed to abate, it has become more widespread - Full Story
November 25, 2015

Conversations about policing showing up in 2016 presidential race

Democratic candidates are more unified in their embrace of the Black Lives Matter movement - Full Story
November 25, 2015

Black Chicago officers work in schools to build trust

The initiative comes at a time of extreme distrust between citizens, especially young African-Americans, and police - Full Story
November 25, 2015
Ejected football fan sends 20 dozen doughnuts to university police

Ejected football fan sends 20 dozen doughnuts to university police

Two-hundred-forty doughnuts — every one of them covered in coconut — raised suspicions among officers - Full Story
November 24, 2015

Photos: Skateboarders ollie over Ala. officer

The officer-involved skateboarding session involved the officer attempting to ride the board too - Full Story
November 24, 2015

A year after grand jury announcement, Ferguson sees progress

It's not exactly a return to normal, but it's an improvement - Full Story
November 23, 2015

Seattle activists granted $30K, GPS data on location of cruisers

Public agencies in Washington are required by law to produce records unless they cite a valid exemption - Full Story
November 21, 2015

Baltimore's most violent year affecting community

In a city that routinely leads the country in violent crime, Baltimore's murder toll has proved harrowing - Full Story

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Community Policing Columnists

Securing the Homeland Securing the Homeland
with Lt. Raymond E. Foster (ret.)
Police Limit Comic Strip Police Limit Comic Strip
with Garey McKee