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 11, 2015

Court: NJ's most dangerous city deserved police vote

Top court ruled public should have chance to vote on ordinance that may have derailed police department reboot - Full Story
August 11, 2015

US attorney general praises LEOs as peacemakers

Police are encouraged to be part of the national conversation about improving relationships with minority communities - Full Story
August 11, 2015
Police shooting, protests put Ferguson back on edge

Police shooting, protests put Ferguson back on edge

Police, protesters and community brace for more violence - Full Story
August 10, 2015

Video: Cop confronts and disarms suicidal NC man

Officer is being congratulated for his efforts in talking down the suspect - Full Story
August 10, 2015

Boston police commissioner wants law to push back on camera-toting cop watchers

Officials say filming can cause risks to both officers and community when there is a tense crime scene involved - Full Story
August 10, 2015

Drones give Pa. officers a new edge, but raise privacy concerns

Officials said they will use drones for specific missions, not everyday surveillance - Full Story
August 10, 2015
Seattle sets national example with LGBTQ-friendly safe-haven plan

Seattle sets national example with LGBTQ-friendly safe-haven plan

Officer has enrolled more than 380 Seattle businesses for training in reporting hate crimes and harboring victims - Full Story
August 07, 2015

A year after Michael Brown's death, Ferguson has changed

Things have changed for law enforcements agencies, community leaders and residents after fatal shooting - Full Story
August 05, 2015

Photos: Cops and community connect during National Night Out

People all over the nation posted photos of the police-community relationship-building event - Full Story
July 31, 2015

Mo. cop adopts puppy he saved from hot car

Officer saw dog left in car for over two hours and rescued him by breaking back window with baton - Full Story



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