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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January 14, 2016

Crime up across board in LA; homicides, rapes rise 9 percent

A number of factors are driving this year's overall uptick, including a spike in gang violence - Full Story
January 13, 2016

Ind. police can keep, sell, destroy guns they can't return to their owners

Some of the guns need to be kept because of active and pending criminal cases - Full Story
January 12, 2016
Cop PRotect tells your story, even when you can’t

Cop PRotect tells your story, even when you can’t

Defend your reputation in advance with help from an experienced PR firm with an extensive network of media contacts. - Full Story
January 12, 2016
Tenn. officers feed elderly man in need

Tenn. officers feed elderly man in need

The officers completely filled the man’s refrigerator and pantry with the groceries they purchased themselves - Full Story
January 12, 2016

Deaf Ga. woman’s texts to 911 go viral

The person was unable to call 911 but could text vital information for police to act upon - Full Story
January 12, 2016

NY officers deliver baby on highway

A woman was sitting in the front seat with the baby's head crowning - Full Story
January 12, 2016

SC lawmaker would prohibit 'predatory policing' policies

Rep. Justin Bamberg wants to prohibit law enforcement agencies in the state from setting traffic ticket quotas - Full Story
January 12, 2016

LA County supervisors to vote on sheriff's department oversight commission

Those who have been retired from law enforcement service for at least one year may be qualified for a position - Full Story
January 12, 2016
Video: NY officers save 6 residents from burning apartment complex

Video: NY officers save 6 residents from burning apartment complex

The dramatic rescue has the officers being praised as heroes - Full Story
January 11, 2016

Wis. officers inspired by 9-year-old boy recovering from cranial gunshot wound

A bullet from a .22-caliber handgun entered 9-year-old Joey’s left frontal lobe near his eye from point-blank range - Full Story



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Community Policing Columnists

Passion for the Job Passion for the Job
with Chief Joel F. Shults, Ed.D.
Securing the Homeland Securing the Homeland
with Lt. Raymond E. Foster (ret.)
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