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 08, 2015

More cops walk US beats as cities emerge from riots, recession

7 out of 10 cities in the US are increasing their spending on public safety - Full Story
July 07, 2015
Gay Wash. cop creates 'Safe Place' in Seattle

Gay Wash. cop creates 'Safe Place' in Seattle

'Safe Place' is a campaign against bias crimes that helps LGBTQ community report the crimes without repercussions - Full Story
June 26, 2015
NYPD launches new community policing plans

NYPD launches new community policing plans

The program, dubbed "One City: Safe and Fair Everywhere," is being launched after an 18-month department review by Police Commissioner William Bratton - Full Story
June 09, 2015

Video: 'Uptown Funk' brings together Wis. first responders

Video includes public safety responders from several communities and communications center personnel - Full Story
May 29, 2015

NJ department asks parents to stop using police as scare tactic

Wildwood Police Chief Robert Regalbuto says officers do not want children to be scared of police when they need help - Full Story
May 28, 2015

Videos: Detroit cops break out dance moves at music fest

Officers in attendance used the festival as an opportunity for connecting with the community - Full Story
May 27, 2015
Community policing at center of Cleveland reform plan

Community policing at center of Cleveland reform plan

Community policing, improved training and policies concerning the use of force are key elements in the 105-page agreement - Full Story
May 15, 2015

Obama to visit Camden to talk community police initiatives

Camden was recently one of eight places designated a "Promise Zone," which could open doors to get extra federal grants - Full Story
May 15, 2015
Obama calls for healing of rifts between police, communities

Obama calls for healing of rifts between police, communities

Obama says the country can't protect police from every danger, but Americans can work harder to heal rifts with communities they serve - Full Story
May 14, 2015
Wis. police protests stay peaceful

Wis. police protests stay peaceful

The approximately two dozen arrests so far have involved protesters blocking traffic - Full Story



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Chief's Office Chief's Office
with Rob Hall
Securing the Homeland Securing the Homeland
with Lt. Raymond E. Foster (ret.)