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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September 23, 2015
States grapple with public disclosure of police body-camera footage

States grapple with public disclosure of police body-camera footage

Many are struggling to strike a balance between the public’s right to know and privacy protections - Full Story
September 22, 2015

Mich. sheriff tells lawmakers to stop 'peppering' poorly drafted legislation

An Oakland County sheriff asked lawmakers to include LEOs in their discussions - Full Story
September 18, 2015

Tenn. PD to embed social workers with officers

Chief hopes the hires will push the department to become more "victim-centered" - Full Story
September 18, 2015

The Up-Beat: Cops help new mom mow lawn, shoot hoops with kids, save cat

By PoliceOne Staff Lending a helping hand is part of the job for officers of the law — but their... - Full Story
September 16, 2015

Mo. officer tries to bridge gap between Latino community and cops

The officer said officers need to engage with the community to become 'partners in fighting crime' - Full Story
September 15, 2015

16 Minn. cities press for body-camera footage restrictions

Applicants say limitations are justified because footage of encounters can be highly emotional or in private spaces - Full Story
September 14, 2015

Ferguson panel recommends police, court reform, transparency

The commission also recommended changes in several other areas to address social and economic divisions - Full Story
September 12, 2015

Pa. state police hoping to 'bridge the gap' with Citizens' Police Academy

Civilians will have a chance to gain some perspective on law enforcement through the 10-week course - Full Story
September 09, 2015

Fla. police review board will try to walk thin line between critics and officers

The board will be made up of 11 volunteer civilians appointed by the mayor and city council - Full Story
September 09, 2015
Video: Woman stops by Colo. police station to hug officers

Video: Woman stops by Colo. police station to hug officers

The woman told police she was upset about the deaths of law enforcement members nationwide - Full Story

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