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 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
July 30, 2015
LAPD chief visits with community after flare of violence

LAPD chief visits with community after flare of violence

The department recently added a foot patrol to the neighborhood to engage with community more - Full Story
July 30, 2015

Pittsburgh police chief says he expects to unveil new programs to reduce violence

Chief plans to launch an online map that will allow people to search for crime statistics by date and neighborhoods - Full Story
July 27, 2015

Kan. cops, community have open dialogue

Police chief expects that when officers interact with the public, they show each individual respect and dignity - Full Story
July 22, 2015
In wake of riots and crime spike, Baltimore mayor under fire

In wake of riots and crime spike, Baltimore mayor under fire

City government has yet to show how it will repair the strained relationship between police and the people - Full Story
July 20, 2015

Video: Calif. cop does ‘Nae Nae’ dance with kids

Officer has fun while keeping neighborhood safe during community event - Full Story



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Securing the Homeland Securing the Homeland
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