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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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
May 13, 2015
Disturbance call ends with Denver cop buying dinner for family

Disturbance call ends with Denver cop buying dinner for family

A Denver cop is getting high praise after going above and beyond the call of duty for a family - Full Story
May 02, 2015

Homicide rates drop as Calif. chief builds bond with community

This minority-majority city has recorded its lowest homicide rate in 33 years, and officer-involved shootings are now rare - Full Story
May 01, 2015
Texas cop drives 11 hours to be 'Superman' for Ill. boy with cancer

Texas cop drives 11 hours to be 'Superman' for Ill. boy with cancer

Senior Cpl. Damon Cole was touched by the boy's story, and decided to do something to help the boy and his family - Full Story
April 23, 2015

Photo: Wash. cop shares lunch with homeless man

After asking the man if he was hungry, the deputy sat down, gave the man some of his lunch and ate with him - Full Story



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