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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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
July 20, 2015
Photo: Black SC officer helps heat-stricken white supremacist during rally

Photo: Black SC officer helps heat-stricken white supremacist during rally

A photo going viral is gaining praise from internet for officer's actions during Confederate flag rally - Full Story
July 17, 2015

New training helps Wis. cops recognize bias

Fair and Impartial Policing training program helps to curtail personal biases, including implicit, unconscious prejudices - Full Story
July 15, 2015
Video: Texas officer makes cellphone stop, helps choking driver

Video: Texas officer makes cellphone stop, helps choking driver

Officer who pulled over a driver for illegal use of a cellphone ended up helping the woman, who was trying to call 911 while choking - Full Story
July 09, 2015
LAPD: Crime up 13 percent, reversing decade decline

LAPD: Crime up 13 percent, reversing decade decline

Mayor said Los Angeles is still among the safest of the nation's largest cities - Full Story



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