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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August 25, 2015

Police arrest over 200 'johns' in Washington prostitution crackdown

Police are trying to curb an increase in prostitution - Full Story
August 24, 2015

LAPD urges officers to be community guardians, not warriors on crime

The department is using its notorious history as a crucial lesson for its current officers - Full Story
August 21, 2015

5 inspiring police stories this week

By PoliceOne Staff We’re looking for a short, snappy series name (i.e. “Helping Hands:”)... - Full Story
August 21, 2015

Increased focus on officer-involved shootings brings Miss. cops to class

The Ferguson effect and trend to videotape police actions has made many departments refocus their efforts - Full Story
August 20, 2015
Calif. cop dedicated career to suicide prevention

Calif. cop dedicated career to suicide prevention

CHP Officer Kevin Briggs patrolled the Golden Gate Bridge for 23 years and encountered over 200 people 'over the rail' - Full Story
August 18, 2015

Video: Local twins become San Francisco cops

The brothers became cops to serve the community they grew up in - Full Story
August 15, 2015

Tenn. mayor examining police hiring appeals panel

The appeals panel overrode a failed background check to allow the hiring of disgraced former Fla. lawman - Full Story
August 13, 2015

Ala. cops receive federal training on civil rights

This could be first of several training courses police will take to improve race relations in the community - Full Story
August 13, 2015
Black, white Texas cops take stand with 'his life matters' viral photo

Black, white Texas cops take stand with 'his life matters' viral photo

A photo going viral features two cops standing together with a message on their palms and arrows pointed at one another - Full Story
August 13, 2015

Nearly 200 people apply for Cleveland community police panel

Commission is responsible for recommending policies to improve how Cleveland police officers interact with the public - Full Story



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