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 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
November 20, 2015

Fla. officer fired after singing on duty with death metal band

The officer said the incident 'erodes the thin fibers of trust' between police and the community - Full Story
November 20, 2015

Report: 60 percent of Americans say body cams will improve police-community relations

According to the report, there is some confusion among the public about the technology - Full Story
November 19, 2015

NC police respond to racial disparity concerns cited by New York Times

The officers are 'greatly disturbed' by lack of support from chief and other public officials - Full Story
November 19, 2015

Wis. city holds off on body cameras, first wants to build trust in community

Among concerns were police manipulation of cameras, a false sense of security, and privacy - Full Story
November 18, 2015

Calls mount to remove NYPD metal detectors in schools

As crime has plunged over the past two decades, the number of violent crimes and robberies in schools has also fallen - Full Story
November 18, 2015

Wis. sheriff writes himself a ticket for parking in disabled spot

The sheriff also paid a $35 fine and made a donation to an organization that works with the disabled - Full Story

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