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August 19, 2009
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S.C. officers benefit from community policing efforts

By Glenn Smith
Post and Courier

CHARLESTON, S.C. — The burglar had eluded North Charleston police for weeks, breaking into buildings in the city's Ferndale neighborhood under the cover of darkness. Officers found the thief's fingerprint on a broken window, but computers failed to tie it to a known criminal.

Chris Talbott, a neighborhood resource officer, hit up contacts and informants he'd developed over months working the streets of Ferndale. They told him a man nicknamed Black was committing the burglaries. Talbott did more digging and learned that Black was an ex-con who had drawn his suspicion on the street.

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